Level 1 Child Protection and Safeguarding Training is a Local Authorities accredited training programme tailored for Madrassahs, Islamic Supplementary Schools and Mosques. The programme will enhance your knowledge of protecting and safeguarding children and vulnerable people at your institutes. It will help you recognize any warning signs of abuse, know what to do with any concerns you may have and take the right action to prevent abuse and protect your institute and staff from legal scrutiny.
Updated in 2019, this course aims to increase your knowledge, awareness and ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children in Islamic institutions.
Below are just a few of the main topics you will learn about:
- Aims & Objectives
- Safeguarding in Islam
- National Safeguarding Agenda
- Definition of Abuse
- Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
- Contextual Safeguarding
- Preventing radicalisation
- E-Safety (Social Media Policies & Safeguarding)
- Child Development
- Drug taking and alcohol abuse
- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
- Forced Marriage
- Peer on peer abuse
- Reacting to Disclosure
- Roles and Responsibilities in Islamic Institutions
Our accredited trainers will provide you with the information required to identify and act upon abuse as well as prevent it in your institution to ensure all children are kept safe. You will be provided with expertly written materials to keep and review annually.
Who Should Attend
Level 1 Safeguarding is legally mandatory for all those who work directly with children, young people, their families and/or careers, in order to enable them to safeguard and protect children. This holds true for all Madrassah and Supplementary school teachers, managers, administrators and assistants, whether working on a full time or part time basis, as volunteers or employees.