Designated Senior Person / Middle Leaders / Senior Leaders
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
This course is designed for those who are new to the role of designated senior person (DSP) for child protection and have completed stage one safeguarding children training for school staff. The course explores the role and the responsibilities of the DSP. This course is for all schools in the Hertfordshire area.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
define the concept of significant harm and demonstrate an understanding of children’s needs
summarise national and local safeguarding children frameworks and identify duties and responsibilities identify learning from serious case reviews and the impact on safeguarding practice explain organisational safeguarding responsibilities and the DSPs individual casework responsibilities
demonstrate an understanding of effective safeguarding arrangements in school