Cu231P Safeguarding

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CU231P/ Understand how to Safeguard the Wellbeing of CT231 Children and Young People

This unit provides the knowledge and understanding required to support the safeguarding of children and young people. The unit contains material on e-safety.

Credit 3
Level 3

1. Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people

1.2 Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people

1.3 Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with children and young people

1.4 Explain when and why inquiries and serious case reviews are required and how the sharing of the findings informs practice

1.5 Explain how the processes used by own work setting or service comply with legislation that covers data protection, information handling and sharing

2.1 Explain the importance of safeguarding children and young people

2.2 Explain the importance of a child or young person centred approach

2.3 Explain what is meant by partnership working in the context of safeguarding

2.4 Describe the roles and responsibilities of the different organisations that may be involved when a child or young person has been abused or harmed

3.1 Explain why it is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting

3.2 Explain policies and procedures that are in place to protect children and young people and adults who work with them

3.3 Evaluate ways in which concerns about poor practice can be reported whilst ensuring that whistleblowers and those whose practice or behaviour is being questioned are protected

3.4 Explain how practitioners can take steps to protect themselves within their everyday practice in the work setting and on off site visits

|4.1 Describe the possible signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours...
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