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To introduce participants to the interface between disability and safeguarding. To recognise ways in which children with disabilities and complex health needs can be more vulnerable to harm.

Who is Safeguarding Children with Disabilities including those with Complex Health Needs aimed at?

Childrens Social care staff

Course Length

1 day

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants should:

  • Understand the impact on families where there is long term disability and any associated health conditions
  •  Have an understanding of the perspective of the disabled child/young person
  • Be able to recognise the perceived barriers to communicating with disabled children
  • Understand of the concept of created vulnerability
  • Understand potential indicators of abuse and neglect, including subtle signs across the diverse range of disabilities
  • Have developed professional curiosity and competence in practice to understand the lived experience of children with disabilities beyond their medical diagnoses
  • Have increased knowledge and confidence in seeking support in your role and an awareness of where to get that support
  • Be aware of the importance of multi-agency working to support families where a child has a disability/complex health needs

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