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Child Protection Level 3 (Scotland)

By: Espirita
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: £25
(15% charity discount applies)

This Child Protection Level 3 (Scotland) course is designed for those working with children and / or their carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child or parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

It addresses current legislation which underpins the foundation of child protection in Scotland and explores newer threats to children such as the internet and grooming. Developed by Accredited CPD Providers and industry training specialists, Espirita Learning, this course builds on their Child Protection Level 1 & 2 courses and follows the principle that competent, well-trained practitioners really do save lives.


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On completion of this course learners will be able to:


  • Have knowledge of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995
  • State the definition of Child Protection
  • Recall The Children’s Charter for Scotland
  • Identify ‘new threats’
  • Recognise child exploitation, bullying and historical abuse
  • Understand the various frameworks and standards
  • Recall the legislation surrounding child protection
  • Explain the risks associated with children on the internet
  • Recall the GIRFEC framework
  • Understand the categories and common indicators of abuse
  • Understand the barriers to disclosing abuse
  • Recognise the importance of information sharing and child protection plans
  • Describe the format of case and significant case reviews
  • Explain the process of Paediatric and forensic examinations



This course, Child Protection Level 3 (Scotland), covers topics including:


  • Legislation, frameworks and standards in Scotland
  • Categories and common indicators of abuse
  • Barriers to disclosing abuse
  • Information sharing and child protection plans
  • Reporting accurately on a child’s discolsure
  • Paediatric forensic examinations


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