Coronavirus - Safeguarding in Schools after Lockdown

Your 5 Most Critical Questions Answered

This short, video-based online course provides practical help and resources to answer the most critical questions you asked us around safeguarding and the return to school after lockdown.
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REFRESHING & INFORMATIVE

Jacqueline Easmon-Johnson

Well delivered and expressed the importance of Safeguarding children during challenging times. Well done to professionals involved in producing this course.

Well delivered and expressed the importance of Safeguarding children during challenging times. Well done to professionals involved in producing this course.

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Excellent

Deirdre Pim

Great update and easy to understand

Great update and easy to understand

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Coronavirus - Safeguarding in Schools - 5 Critical Questi...

Samantha Knowles

Great information update with refrence to govement links and guidlines, thank you.

Great information update with refrence to govement links and guidlines, thank you.

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Safeguarding in schools - 5 Critical questions answered

Lesley Weir

Very informative clear and precise guidance

Very informative clear and precise guidance

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What you'll learn on this course

Join Esther and Claire of the Independent Safeguarding Hub as they answer the 5 most asked questions around the safe return to school.

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to SchudioTV!

    • Introduction

  • 2

    1. How will we manage with the range of mental health needs children may present when returning to school?

    • How will we manage with the range of mental health needs children may present when returning to school?

  • 3

    2. What if a child discloses domestic abuse in lockdown?

    • What if a child discloses domestic abuse in lockdown?

  • 4

    3. How can we prioritise safeguarding and well being issues in a jam packed day?

    • How can we prioritise safeguarding and well being issues in a jam packed day?

  • 5

    4. What about those families that appear to have gone off the radar during lockdown?

    • What about those families that appear to have gone off the radar during lockdown?

  • 6

    5. What about contextual safeguarding?

    • What about contextual safeguarding?

  • 7

    Next steps ...

    • Resources & Downloads

    • Whole School Safeguarding Training for 2020/21

How long will this course take to complete? This short course takes less than 30 minutes to complete.

Your Instructor

Independent Safeguarding Hub

The Independent Safeguarding Hub provide high quality child protection and safeguarding assessments, consultancy and training to a range of professionals and agencies who work with children and young people. This includes practitioners working in social care, health and education, as well as voluntary and private organisations. The hub is made up of practitioners with extensive experience and knowledge of the child protection and safeguarding sector, with a passion for improving outcomes for children and their families.

Esther Green

Esther Green qualified as a Children and Families Social Worker in 2002 gaining a Master of Arts Degree in Social Work at South Bank University. She has worked as a Local Authority Social Worker and Senior Practitioner for a number of years and has extensive experience in frontline child protection social work. Esther also has Early Years Professional Status and co-founded Little Rascals Nurseries LLP. Esther is a trained PAMS assessor and currently undertakes a range of work as an Independent Social Worker, trainer and advisor for the Independent Safeguarding Hub. Esther has facilitated multi-agency safeguarding training across many agencies including education, early years and health services and in recent years Esther has also been offering consultancy and advice on safeguarding and child protection issues.

Claire Humber

Claire Humber qualified as a Social Worker in 2002 with an MA in Social Work. Claire has worked as a front line social worker, since qualifying in London and then moving into the role of Advanced Practitioner, then Practice Manager. Claire has extensive experience of working with children in need, safeguarding and children looked after. She has a keen interest in assessment work and has completed parenting assessments for both pre-proceedings work and those directed by the courts. As a consequence Claire is accomplished at giving oral evidence in a court setting. Claire has a particular interest in Resolutions work when there is a child with a suspected non-accidental injury. Claire has completed the foundation year in Systemic Family Therapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London and plans to complete her training as a Systemic Psychotherapist.