TDA 2.2 Task 1 * Identifying the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, including e- safety * Describing the roles of different agencies involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people * Identifying the characteristics of different types of child abuse * Describing the risks and possible consequences for children and young people using the internet, mobile phones and other technologies * Describing the actions to take in response to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed (including self- harm) or bullied, or may be at risk of harm, abuse or …show more content…
Can involve conveying children to worthless or unloved, inadequate, or valued only in so far, as they meet the needs of another person. May also involve children being frequently frightened or in danger, or the exploitation or corruption of children. Some level of emotional abuse is involved in all types of ill- treatment of a child. Domestic violence, adult mental health problems and parental substance misuse may expose children to emotional abuse.
Sexual Abuse- involves forcing or enticing children to take part in sexual activities. This can involve in physical contact, including penetrative or non- penetrative acts. Can also include non- contact activities like involving children in looking at, or the production of pornographic material or watching sexual activities, or encouraging children to behave in sexually inappropriate ways.
Neglect- is the persistent failure to meet a child’s physical, emotional and/or psychological needs, which is likely to result in significant harm. May also involve a parent or carer failing to provide adequate food, shelter and clothing.