Barnardos Children First, Child Protection Training - Dublin

The aim of this course is to equip those who work with children with the skills and knowledge that are necessary to deal with child protection issues in line with the Children First National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).

After completing this training, participants will be able to;

  • Recognise their legal responsibilities in relation to Child Protection
  • Explain the definitions of abuse
  • Identify the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect
  • Describe how to respond to a disclosure
  • Prepare a Child Protection and Welfare Report Form

All participants will receive a copy of Barnardos publication 'Protecting Children, a Child Protection Guide for Early Years and School Age Childcare Services (3rd edition)'. Participants who complete the training will receive an Attendance Certificate.

Date: 29th June 2019

Time: 10.00am to 4.30pm

Venue: The Wisdom Centre, Sophia Housing, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8

Fee: €125

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 “I requested that the organisation avail of Barnardos Training service as 2 staff members had previously attended Children First training off site and found it to be informative, well organised, practical and inclusive. The recent delivery of the tailored training provided  was excellent, professional, adhered to the legislation and was delivered in a style to suit the variety of professionals and staff members attending. Feedback from staff has been very positive particularly with reference to increased knowledge of reasonable grounds for concern, mandated duties and reporting procedures for staff of St Gabriels.  Staff have reported that the trainer, Deborah was warm, knowledgeable, and professional. The overall impact has led to a no. of discussions and staff using the organisation’s reporting procedures to document and respond to concerns in line with the service’s Child Safeguarding Statement."

 Maura Walsh, Social Work Team Leader/DLP, St Gabriels, Limerick, February 2019