Managing Child Wellbeing Concerns and Providing a Child Safe Environment - KU Staff only

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Managing child wellbeing concerns and providing a child safe environment - KU Staff only

The training covers how KU educators respond to child wellbeing or child protection concerns, support vulnerable families provide a child safe environment:
• Current trends in child protection policy and practice ( i.e mandatory reporting requirements, identifying and responding to abuse and neglect concerns)
• The role of educators in engaging and supporting vulnerable children and their families who may be at risk of harm
• Elements of a ‘child safe’ organisation – the 10 National Child Safe Principles / duty of care /professional practice /interactions with children/professional boundaries/ safeguards for educators
• KU’s process for reporting complaints and concerns – types of complaints/ who to notify/ procedural fairness/ notification obligations etc
It is a regulatory requirement for all staff in services who have contact with children to be aware of current child protection laws and obligations. To ensure this requirement is met it is a KU expectation that all staff in services attend this training every two to three years.



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