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Creating a Safeguarding Culture
Everyone has the right to feel safe from abuse, but sometimes bad things do happen. Ignoring a difficult topic doesn’t make it go away. Quite the opposite. It’s really important to open conversations about abuse, so that people are aware of the risks and warning signs, and better equipped to protect vulnerable people from harm. Creating a safeguarding culture is all about making sure that people feel safe and confident to speak about abuse and take action when necessary. Whatever job you do, but especially if you work with people at high risk of being abused, safeguarding needs to be integrated into the core values of your workplace.
By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- Explain why a safeguarding culture is necessary
- Describe the safeguarding responsibilities at all levels of an organisation
- Identify the measures that establish a safeguarding culture
Why should I take this course
This course is for leaders who are interested in establishing an effective culture of safeguarding in your workplace. Understanding your responsibilities towards safeguarding others will help you take practical steps to providing valuable support to the people you work with.