Do you know your moral and legal obligations to protect children against abuse and neglect? Would you recognise if a child was being abuses. If you need a refresher or need to know more then this course could help you.
We all have a responsibility to protect the children in our communities. They don’t have to be ours or a member of the family; they could be children we work with or even our neighbours children. Children who are being abused often keep this hidden right up to teenage years or adulthood. If we ask adults why they did not disclose this abuse as a child most often the response id ‘No one asked me’. We cant always expect children to disclose the abuse that they experience but we can pick up on cues from them to ask the most relevant questions. Remember, if you are asking the question be prepared for the response from the child and most importantly know how to respond appropriately. YOU may be the only person they trust to tell