Safeguarding deaf and disabled children – NSPCC training

This 1-day introductory training course is for anyone who works with deaf and disabled children in England. This course will improve awareness and understanding of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact deaf and disabled children and young people.

Date: 28 January 2020
Location: London
Price: £225 per person
Booking: please visit the NSPCC Learning website to book your place

What's covered 

The training will help participants to:

  • identify different categories of abuse, recognise signs and indicators of abuse and how these can be different for deaf and disabled children
  • acknowledge the complexities of safeguarding deaf and disabled children
  • understand attitudes and assumptions towards deaf and disabled children and how these can help or hinder safeguarding concerns
  • gain knowledge of the legislation and guidance which provides the framework for safeguarding and best practice
  • take the correct safeguarding actions using objective professional judgement
  • recognise and respond more effectively to the protection of deaf and disabled children and young people through your roles and responsibilities within your own organisation

By the end of this course you will have developed the skills and understanding needed to promote a safer culture within your own organisation in relation to safeguarding deaf and disabled children and young people.

Who is this course for?

This is an introductory course for anyone who is currently working, or may work in the future, with deaf or disabled children and young people. It is suitable for people who are new to safeguarding and those who have completed some basic training before.

Further information

Visit NSPCC Learning's training pages for more training courses and resources for anyone working to safeguard children and young people in the UK. These include the Child protection in sport course, an online introductory safeguarding course.

Related CPSU guidance