Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people
4 CYP 3.3 3 3 25 31/01/2015 Y/601/1695
Unit purpose and aim
This unit aims to provide the knowledge and understanding required to support the safeguarding of children and young people. The unit contains material on e-safety.
Learning Outcomes The learner will: Assessment Criteria The learner can: Exemplification
Understand the main 1.1 Outline current legislation, legislation, guidelines, guidelines, policies and policies and procedures procedures within own UK for safeguarding children Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and and young people young people
Centres must ensure that all assessment criteria are met.
Day to day work may include: childcare practice 1.2 Explain child protection child protection within the wider concept of risk assessment safeguarding children and ensuring the voice of young people the child or young person is heard (e.g. 1.3 Analyse how national and providing advocacy local guidelines, policies and services) procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with supporting children and young people children and young people and others who may be expressing 1.4 Explain when and why concerns 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
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protection, information handling and sharing 2. Understand the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people 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