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Child Protection Level 2


This course is designed to help those working directly with children who are at risk of significant harm and who will be part of The Team Around the Child to manage or indeed reduce these risks. The Course Looks at the risk factors using the GIRFEC Assessment Triangle, The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland.  The Course also looks at the Legislation and Processes used to manage the risks of significant harm.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will have a greater understanding of risk factors, the Legislation and Processes used to protect children, as well as your responsibilities and role following your attendance at the various Child Protection Planning Meetings.  Participants will develop a greater confidence in working as part of the Team Around the Child in managing the risks of significant harm and indeed working together as part of that team, to reduce the risk of significant harm.

Who should Attend?

The course is mainly for those who work directly with children but, not exclusively.  This group would include: Student Social Workers, Newly qualified Social Workers, Support Workers. Support Assistants, Social Work Assistants, Residential Staff.  Participants from other Agencies who work with Children would also benefit from this Course.

Course Length

This is a 2-day training course.


Please Note: The levels of Child Protection training courses, such as Level 1 and Level 2, are designed towards specific job roles and responsibilities.  To determine which course is most appropriate, please read the course descriptions and consider your job role and responsibilities within the context of child protection.

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