Course Duration:
ONE DAY

Prevent Abuse and Neglect

Prevention is better than cure, but often our response to situations of abuse and neglect are left until after harm has been caused. This course explores ways that professionals, support workers and family can recognise and prevent abusive situations before they occur.

We all know that prevention is better than cure, but too often our responses to situations of abuse and neglect are left until after harm has been caused.

While not every situation can be predicted, this insightful course explores ways that professionals, support workers and family members can take steps to prevent abusive situations before they occur.

We explore ways to recognise and respond to serious risk and what to do if we suspect a vulnerable person is in danger.

Applicable to sectors such as education, health, youth, childcare, disability, mental health and seniors, the tools and precautions presented can be used in a wide variety of situations where people may be at risk.

This crucial course will teach you the practical steps anyone can take to reduce risk and make a difference, in either a personal or professional context.

Topics include

  • Bearing witness: the power of presence
  • Evaluating the situation
  • Signs that help is needed
  • Safe interventions
  • Privacy vs Everyone’s Business
  • The art of redirection
  • The courage to speak up
  • Engaging nearby support
  • What can I do legally?
  • Offering protection and assistance

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

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Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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