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Fundamentals of Child Protection
Fundamentals of Child Protection
Child Protection for Local Government Children’s Workers
Child Protection for Local Government Children’s Workers
Child Protection for Out of School Care Provider
Child Protection for Out Of School Care Providers (OSCAR)

What do our learners say?

The majority of our users have said the course was easy to navigate.

Everyone said the course helped them understand child neglect, abuse and vulnerability and would help them to protect a child in the future.

A high percentage said they would recommend the course to others.

Fundamentals of Child Protection

Fundamentals of Child Protection

The Fundamentals of Child Protection eLearning course will help you understand child abuse and neglect, the impact on children and young people and how you can help.

It’s essential for all people who work with children and young people and is used by thousands of people around Aotearoa New Zealand.

$45.00

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What will I learn?

  • How prevalent child abuse and neglect is in New Zealand
  • Recognise and confidently respond to signs of abuse and neglect
  • Learn about the vital role Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy play in keeping children safe
  • Understand and navigate the challenges which may impede helping a child
  • Relevant legislation and guidance established to protect children

Who is this course for?

Anyone who works directly or indirectly with children or young families in either a professional or volunteer capacity. Sectors which have found this course beneficial include (but is not limited to):

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education Providers – primary, intermediate & secondary schools
  • Specialist Education – learning support schools
  • Healthcare – doctors, nurses, therapists etc
  • Faith Groups
  • Social Service Providers

Key Information

Format: 5 lessons consisting of reading, short video clips and quizzes
Duration: 2 – 3 hours
Delivery: Online
Certificate: Certificate of Completion issued on successful completion of course
Price (incl.GST): $45.00 per person
Payment Options:  Online via credit card or invoice available on request.
Online payment is recommended for individuals. If purchasing this course for a group, please email office@safeguardingchildren.org.nz, or phone 027 772 4469 to arrange an invoice. Once an invoice is paid a coupon code is sent which can then be forwarded to individuals to create a Safeguarding Children account and begin their online course.

“I’ve already recommended it to colleagues as it is very relevant and easy to use for professional development.”

“Well presented, easy to read and understand. Included relevant references to look at along the way. The quiz after each section summed up the most important aspects of child protection to be aware of.”

“The course is so accessible, convenient to my busy life. I loved being able to pick it up when I was available to do so, and also at my leisure . . . I found it ever so interesting, raw and moving. I am forever changed thanks to the powerful content in this empowering course. I would be happy to do the refresher course each year.”

“Well presented and clear. Format supported different learning styles.”

“Online was wonderful for quick effective professional development, the ease of being in control of absorbing content in an uninterrupted course that was at my own time frame.”

“I learned a lot and would recommend to anyone who wants more awareness & confidence if they ever need guidance in this area.”

“Very informative, interesting, well researched and very applicable to my profession as a teacher. Learnt a lot.”

Child Protection for Local Government Children’s Workers

Child Protection for Local Government Children’s Workers

Gain the skills you need with Child Protection for Local Government Children’s Workers.

$45.00

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What will I learn?

  • Understand why protecting children and young people from abuse and neglect is important.
  • Be able to recognise signs of potential abuse and neglect.
  • Learn how to report your concerns, and to whom, and how to document them.
  • Be confident to follow the ‘Four R’s’ approach: recognise, respond, report and record.

Who is this course for?

There are two types of children’s worker – ‘core’ or ‘non-core’. A core worker may be someone who is the only person present with children or young people, or a person who has primary authority, or responsibility, for children and young people including (but not limited to):

  • Customer service representative
  • Gardener
  • Community centre advocate
  • Lifeguards and swim coach

Key Information

Format: 8 lessons including short video clips, quizzes and reading
Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours
Delivery: Online
Certificate: Certificate of Completion issued on successful completion of course
Price (incl.GST): $45.00 per person
Payment Options:  Online via credit card or invoice available on request.
Online payment is recommended for individuals. If purchasing this course for a group, please email office@safeguardingchildren.org.nz, or phone 027 772 4469 to arrange an invoice. Once an invoice is paid a coupon code is sent which can then be forwarded to individuals to create a Safeguarding Children account and begin their online course.

“The course was easy to follow, used multiple forms of media and was targeted at the right level. It kept my interest all the way. It’s great being able to resume the course from where you have left off too.”

“It was invaluable! Seeing the things we do in our roles, it was a good exercise in not glossing over things. The line about ‘one piece of the puzzle’ really resonated.”

“I liked the way we were not under time pressure and could complete the sections when we had available time. I thought the topics were handled sensitively and that we were given good tools to cope with difficult situations if they should ever arise.”

“The course was informative and gave you the right procedures to follow if you suspected a child was at risk.”

“I see this course as an absolute ‘must’ for anybody that works with or alongside children and collegues who work with children.”

“This should be mandatory for all government workers, regardless of area of work; it’s so necessary for us to be aware of our expectations and the legalities surrounding child wellbeing!”

“Very well put together and easy to understand, I found the straightforward approach very hard on the emotions but necessary for the topics.”

OSCAR Course

Child Protection for Out Of School Care Providers (OSCAR)

This course is for anyone who works or volunteers with children and young people in the Out of School Care Provider sector (OSCAR). It is essential training for all staff looking after our tamariki and rangitahi.

Through the Child Protection for Out of School Care Providers course you will learn what you can do to help create a child safe organisation and gain the knowledge and skills to identify, respond and report child abuse and neglect. Play your part in making a difference for our children and young people.

$35.00

Further Information About Child Protection for Out of School Care Providers

What will I learn?

  • Why protecting children from abuse and neglect is important
  • How to recognise the signs of abuse and neglect
  • Your responsibilities as a children’s worker
  • The challenges and barriers you may face in meeting those responsibilities

Who is this course for?

Anyone who works or volunteers with children in a the Out of School Care Provider Sector

Key Information

Format: 8 lessons consisting of reading, short video clips and quizzes
Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours
Delivery: Online
Certificate: Certificate of Completion issued on successful completion of course
Price: $35 per person including GST
Payment Options:  Online via credit card or invoice available on request.
Online payment is recommended for individuals. If purchasing this course for a group, please email office@safeguardingchildren.org.nz, or phone 027 772 4469 to arrange an invoice. Once an invoice is paid a coupon code is sent which can then be forwarded to individuals to create a Safeguarding Children account and begin their online course.