Child Protection for Teachers by Kerryann Walsh (FutureLearn)

Online CoursesTeachingChild Protection for Teachers4.7 (182 reviews)Feel empowered to protect your students by identifying and reporting signs of child abuse and neglect.Email me when I can join22,125 enrolled on this course


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Key elements of child protection legislation and policy

The warning signs and indicators of different types of child abuse and neglect

The roles of teachers and other professionals in recognising and reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect

Characteristics of effective school-based prevention programs

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This course will enable you to identify the signs of child abuse and neglect, and learn how maltreatment impacts on children's learning and development. It will also help you to understand your role as a reporter.


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Students appreciated the course being broken up into manageable sections and found it to be a helpful refresher. They would recommend it to others and expressed excitement about applying the knowledge personally and professionally.

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