The Children's Workforce Induction Programme

Description

Artemis: CWIP delivers a high quality e-learning package based on the seven children's workforce induction standards developed by the government and acts as a reminder of the 'Every Child Matters' concept. The information is current and up-to-date and will also act as an excellent refresher.

Audience

This course is for anybody working within the Children's Workforce.

Objectives

  • To achieve a better understanding of how their role and the role of others affect the well-being of children
  • To understand how the context of their surroundings can impact on the child or young person
  • To understand how their knowledge of child development underpins everything that they do when they come into contact with children and young people
  • To understand the meaning of discrimination and prejudice
  • To learn the basic principles of good record keeping
  • To learn how to refer concerns of abuse or neglect of a child or young person
  • To achieve a full understanding of confidentiality and be able to determine when or not to share confidential information
  • To be introduced to a wide range of resources
  • To recognise the range of needs that children and young people may experience
  • To learn strategies to use when communicating to ensure maximum success
  • To achieve the knowledge to undertake a risk assessment
  • To be able to identify different behaviours, understand the nature of differing behaviours and how to challenge those behaviours appropriately
  • To recognise that health issues are of great importance to the lives and well-being of children and young people

Content

  • Artemis Introduction
  • Understanding your Role and the Roles of Others
  • Discrimination and Prejudice
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Effective Communication
  • Recognising Challenging Behaviour
  • Context of Family
  • Keeping Good Records
  • Health Issues
  • Understanding Confidentiality
  • Forms of Abuse
  • What Children Want and Need to Feel Safe
  • Risk Assessment

Duration

The average time to complete all 13 modules and the evaluation is approximately 7 to 10 hrs. All learning can be completed in many sittings as all course work is saved.