Protecting Children & Young People with Disabilities (awareness raising)

21st August 2018 from 9.30am – 12.30pm in Esk Room 1
Venue – Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh

Introduction
This course aims to highlight the vulnerability of disabled children and support practitioners when there are concerns about neglect or harm. Disability awareness and effective communication go hand in hand with ensuring these children and young people are safe
Please note that this training is designed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the protection of children with disabilities and will not meet your needs if you already have significant experience in this area.
Applicants must have previously completed Level 1 Child Protection Awareness & Response training.
Learning Outcomes
 Describe the specific vulnerabilities of disabled children
 Discuss the evidence from research
 Identify barriers to disclosure and detection
 Apply ways to minimise vulnerability
 Use skills in engaging with children and young people

Places are limited on this course, to reserve your place please contact staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk