For the designated safeguarding person
Essential resources for those with a lead responsibility for child protection in schools and colleges
The designated senior person (DSP) for safeguarding fulfils an essential role in developing and implementing policies that help to protect children from all forms of abuse and create a safe school environment.
We have developed some essential guidance to support you in this crucial role:
Designated persons workbook (PDF, 156KB)
An essential workbook for the DSP to use and refer to in an education setting. Includes a personal training record, single central record, policy checklists and referral process flowcharts.
Training and learning resources
Our designated senior person for safeguarding children training course will help you further develop your confidence in carrying out your lead role.
Designed especially for the education sector, this advanced two-day course will outline the key legislation and guidance of the child protection process and explain your input and responsibilities, helping you to develop both competence and confidence.
We have also developed a resource to support you in your delivery of induction and refresher child protection training
to staff in your school or college: Safety in learning: safeguarding essentials in education
This training pack includes a CD-Rom and DVD is appropriate for use in educational setting in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
On occasion, as lead child protection officer you may be asked to attend a child protection case conference. Attending one of these for the first time can be a daunting experience, but our dedicated training resource will help you prepare for this important occasion. Child protection conferences
This DVD will help you prepare and contribute effectively to the process.
It explains what happens at a conference, its place within the child protection process, and the roles and responsibilities of the professionals who attend.
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