Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) and Childminders

*Keeping babies & young children safe- Understanding child development to build strong foundations*

Description

A new refresher on early child development so that practitioners and staff are better equipped to identify and respond to concerns about babies and young children.

Audience

PVI & Childminders

Impact Statement

By the end of this Webinar participants will have a good understanding of

  • infant brain development (pre-birth to 4 years)
  • attachment theory
  • how babies and young children communicate – language development and behaviour
  • the impact of trauma and neglect on the child’s development
  • what can we do to support child development
  • local opportunities and resources to promote the child’s development


*Designated Safeguarding Person Lead Level 3

Description

This course builds on Level 1 and 2 and will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make your setting safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Audience

PVIs and Childminders

Impact Statement

By the end of the course, you will

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • recognise need for collaborative work with other agencies to identify, assess and meet needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • have awareness of impact of parenting issues, such as domestic abuse, substance misuse on parenting capacity.
  • recognise importance of family history and functioning in assessing risk
  • be able to work with children and family members to address safeguarding issues as appropriate
  • identify and address lack of co-operation /superficial compliance within the context of their role

*Paediatric 1st Aid

Description

Dynamo Concise will provide the Level 3 course in partnership with Highfield (the awarding body). Their aim is to deliver top quality training services in Paediatric First Aid

Audience

PVIs and Childminders

Impact Statement

  • Aims and principles of first aid.
  • Prevention of cross-infection during first aid procedures.
  • Basic life support (CPR).
  • Management of the unconscious casualty.
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked.
  • How to deal with burns, poisoning and eye injuries.
  • Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses, including fractures, dislocation, head injuries, epilepsy and diabetes.
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking.
  • Legal aspects of first aid at work – record keeping and use of equipment

*Supporting early years children with loss, death and bereavement

Description

1 hour online training session to explore how to support very young children who have experienced loss, death and bereavement

Audience

  • Managers & supervisors of early years practitioners
  • Early years practitioners and apprentices

Impact Statement

  • To have a better understanding of how children deal with a loss or a death
  • To be aware of how children may behave and feel following a bereavement
  • How to answer children’s questions in a supportive and open way

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