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Introduction to Safeguarding for Volunteers

Tuesday, June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free
This introductory course is designed for volunteers who work both directly and indirectly with groups , young people and families.

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, regardless of your job, how frequently you work with children, or how often you interact with vulnerable people. We all have a responsibility to keep children and vulnerable adults safe.

This introductory course is designed for volunteers who work both directly and indirectly for organisations or groups delivering services to children, young people or their families in Camden.

It describes the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and what to do if you see or hear something that isn’t right.

The session will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children and vulnerable adults you come into contact with and is open and to those who have had little or no safeguarding training before.

Who Should Take This Course? Suitable for anyone requiring the equivalent of a Level 2 safeguarding introduction; including volunteers, play and support workers, coaches, mentors and new starters who have never had child protection training or safeguarding essentials training before.Learners who complete the full virtual training session will receive an attendance certificate valid for two years.

The workshop will cover the following aspects of safeguarding:

  • What is Safeguarding and the different types of abuse?
  • How do safeguarding issues arise?
  • Awareness of current issues.
  • Myth busting and social care.
  • How you can help?
  • Safeguarding and Early Help; reporting and support.

For more information please contact: Dianne Carlton-Ogunyemi, our Community Partnership Lead to find out more.

Email: dogunyemi@vac.org.uk (Mon – Wed)

Details

Date:
Tuesday, June 22
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-safeguarding-for-volunteers-tickets-156100088567

Organiser

Dianne Carlton-Ogunyemi
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