Volunteer Now - Keeping Children Safe: Safeguarding Children and Young People with Disabilities

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Keeping Children Safe: Safeguarding Children and Young People with Disabilities

What is the training about?

Based on the principles of good practice in safeguarding children and young people as outlined in 'Our Duty to Care', this one day certificated training programme covers:

  • the legal context in safeguarding children with a disability;
  • awareness of safeguarding children and young people with disabilities;
  • attitudes to disability;
  • procedures for reporting concerns;
  • creating a safe and inclusive environment;
  • code of behaviour for staff/volunteers; and
  • abuse issues.


Who is the training for?

This training programme is suitable for staff and volunteers who have regular and/or direct contact with children and young people with disabilities.


How much does the training cost?

45 per person which includes participant materials.


Who delivers the training?

Keeping Children Safe training is delivered by qualified and accredited trainers with experience of safeguarding issues.


How long does the training take?

10.00am - 4.00pm

Keeping Children Safe Safeguarding Children and Young People with Disabilities training is an interactive and participative training programme where participants will learn through presentation, group work and discussion.


Course venues:

To find a course in your area visit our Training Calendar.


Feedback from previous participants:

"Brilliant presentation, very informative, highly recommend."

"Very interesting and informative course."


What training could I take next?

This training programme is a suitable foundation for attending Keeping Children Safe: Designated Officer training.


Any of the courses listed on our website can be delivered specifically for your group or organisation. Alternatively, we can design and deliver training to meet your specific needs, whether that be a short workshop or a large scale programme.

For tailored training enquiries on Keeping Children Safe contact Helen Beggs on 07850 851830 or email helen.beggs@volunteernow.co.uk.


Keeping Adults Safe training is also available as a suite of certificated training programme. For more information contact Ruth Mulholland on 07871 174853 or email ruth.mulholland@volunteernow.co.uk.


*NEW* Keeping Children and Adults Safe: Safeguarding Policy support service

Volunteer Now is launching a new one-to-one safeguarding policy support service, where you will meet a safeguarding expert to discuss the review/development of your safeguarding policy, procedures and guidelines against the recognised standards of best practice. You will also receive an action plan and information which will guide you on how to proceed following the session.

Click here to check our Training Calendar for dates.