Suitable for: This course will benefit those in schools and colleges with responsibility for policy, planning and delivering pastoral support, safeguarding and sex and relationships education. It will help schools to evaluate and review current policies and practice; provide the necessary information to staff, pupils and parents and engage effectively with external agencies.
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Child abuse is headline news and it is critical that schools understand how they can help to protect and support pupils involved. This course looks at the nature of abuse and addresses a wide range of issues, referencing the latest national advice and guidance. It uses the findings of current research and reports, including case studies, to suggest approaches schools can use to provide effective support, including the importance of establishing partnerships with external agencies.