Course equips you with the knowledge and skills to identify early warning signs of violence and distress in children. This knowledge empowers you to create safer environments and provide essential support. The course covers a comprehensive curriculum, addressing various aspects of safeguarding, including working with parents who use violence and effective family assessments. By completing this course, you'll gain the confidence and preparedness to make a real difference in the lives of children facing challenging family circumstances. This UK-focused course offers professional development opportunities and enhances your ability to promote child welfare, making you a more valuable asset in your field.
The course encourages critical thinking and a nuanced approach to safeguarding challenges while addressing the specific needs of the UK context. On the practical front, participants gain essential skills such as early warning signs recognition, effective communication, and collaboration for cohesive teamwork in safeguarding. They also acquire hands-on techniques for supporting children, empowering them, and building resilience. The course imparts skills in documentation, assessment, and conflict resolution, all vital for informed decision-making and accountability.
This course offers participants the opportunity to address a critical and pressing issue—safeguarding children in high-conflict environments. In an era where child safety is paramount, the knowledge and skills acquired in this course are not only valuable but also directly applicable to participants' roles as educators, caregivers, and parents. It empowers them to make a tangible difference in children's lives by recognising early warning signs and taking meaningful action.
Holistic Approach and Practical Skills for Immediate Impact
This course don’t just doesn't just cover the basics; it delves deep into the emotional experiences of children in high-conflict families, addressing the nuances and complexities of the issue. Participants gain a comprehensive understanding, which is crucial for effective intervention and support. This depth of knowledge enables them to approach safeguarding with empathy, insight, and a broader perspective.
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Education Equalities Team Leader for a local authority, responsible for Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics, child exploitation, and harmful sexual behaviour. She began her career as a Religious Studies teacher and later became Head of Year 7/Transition at a secondary school, establishing strong community links over a decade.
After a breast cancer diagnosis in 2014, Tracy shifted her career path. As Equalities Education Team Leader, she supports Primary and Secondary school teachers in ensuring accessibility and inclusion for students facing various challenges, including those related to gender identity, sexual orientation, or medical conditions.
In 2016, Tracy played a key role in securing a Home Office grant for young people affected by sexual harm, collaborating with Durham Police Force. She continues to provide training on this subject, serving as a crucial bridge between schools, the local authority, and law enforcement.
Over the past four years, Tracy has been instrumental in supporting vulnerable young people, particularly in addressing harmful sexual behaviour and child exploitation. Her knowledge of school systems, teaching strategies, and behaviour management has proven vital in minimising risks and keeping young people in education.
Tracy believes in Contextual Safeguarding, emphasizing that young people often face significant harm outside their family homes, including neighbourhoods, schools, and the online world. She encourages practitioners to comprehensively understand and address these external contexts.
Tracy has undergone AIM (Assessment, Intervention, Moving On) training to assess young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour. She collaborates closely with the Youth Justice Service, offering pragmatic safety planning advice.
Beyond her professional life, Tracy is a devoted mother and an avid traveller who enjoys creating family memories through adventures. She also has a keen interest in interior design, particularly Scandinavian living and the concept of Hygge, fostering warm atmospheres, strong friendships, and appreciation of life's simple pleasures
This course is worth trying if you are committed to safeguarding children, whether you are a teacher, caregiver, or parent.Throughout this course, participants will:
During the lectures of this course, participants will gain a deep understanding of the critical importance of recognising early warning signs of violence and distress in children within high-conflict family environments. They will acquire insights into the emotional experiences of children in such situations, fostering empathy and insight. The guidance provided throughout the course will empower participants with practical skills to create safer, more nurturing environments for children, making a meaningful impact in safeguarding their well-being.
Participants in this course will acquire essential skills, including the ability to recognise physical and behavioural indicators of violence in children, empowering them to intervene effectively. They will develop advanced communication and collaboration skills crucial for working with professionals, agencies, and families involved in safeguarding. Additionally, participants will gain practical techniques for promoting positive parenting, nonviolent communication, and building resilience in children within high-conflict environments.
Participants in this course will have the opportunity to practice recognising and assessing early warning signs of violence and distress in simulated scenarios, honing their observational skills. They will engage in role-playing exercises to improve their communication and conflict resolution abilities, applying these skills in practical situations. Furthermore, participants will practice documenting their work with families, compiling chronologies, and taking effective notes, ensuring they can confidently implement these practices in real-life safeguarding efforts.
Experience round-the-clock availability to course materials on any device, allowing for convenient learning at your chosen time and location. Utilise downloadable resources such as notes, videos, slides, and assessments to bolster your comprehension, driving better outcomes. Embrace the freedom to learn at your individual pace and leverage a comprehensive online learning experience accessible throughout the entire year.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a personalised certificate verifying their active participation and achievement.
This valuable document can be easily accessed and downloaded from the 'my panel' section within the UniqSkills platform.
This certificate serves as a tangible testament to your newly acquired skills, enabling you to proudly present your expertise to potential employers and within your professional network.
This course is a must! Enrolling and accessing materials was easy-peasy. I applied what I learned when I noticed a student withdrawing - it made a world of difference!
I enrolled in the course as a school counselor to improve my communication skills, and I applied these skills when addressing a delicate situation involving a student's family. Couldn't be happier!
After reskilling for my new role in child welfare, working with parents facing challenges in managing their child's behaviour became much more effective. I applied the positive parenting techniques I learned in this course, and it was a game-changer! This course equipped me with invaluable skills that have truly made a significant impact in my work. Highly recommended!
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