Child Protection

Child Protection

Understand the definition of child protection and the legalities for early year providers.

Noodle Now
Updated May 29, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The definition of child protection
  • The legalities for early years providers
  • Referrals and assessments
  • The actions, responses and the role of the social worker
  • The child protection plan; immediate protection, conferences
  • The importance of local authority protocol
  • The information included in a child protection policy
  • Types of abuse
Course Description

Our Child Protection Course provides vital information on the definition of child protection, reporting, referrals, assessments, statutory requirements, conferences and plans. It considers the differences between child protection and safeguarding and outlines the key statements required in a child protection policy. It investigates types of abuse and the steps to take in responding appropriately to possible signs of abuse.


Target Audience

Nursery Practitioners