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Safeguarding Children with Disabilities


Commencing at 9.30am to 4.30pm

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It is a requirement that staff undertaking this course will have completed AWARENESS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT or Refresher within last 3 years


To raise awareness of the complex issues and dilemmas involved in safeguarding children with disabilities and increase participant’s ability to respond, both in the community and care settings.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand why children with disabilities are more vulnerable to harm
  • Acquire an understanding of their own attitudes to disability and how those impinge on our safeguarding practice
  • Identify the potential risk factors for children with disabilities in the context of their environment and family setting
  • Identify the additional barriers and thresholds, when safeguarding children with disabilities
  • Consider the barriers to communicating with children with disabilities
Course dates
 Ref Code
 Date  Venue
 SDC 15.11.16  Tues 15 November 2016  Goole Leisure Centre
 SDC 08.03.17
 Wed 8 March 2017
 Training Rm, Sewerby Hall, Bridlington
 SDC 11.07.17
 Tues 11 July 2017
 Goole Leisure Centre
 SDC 20.10.17
 Fri 20 October 2017
 County Hall, Beverley

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