Early Childhood professionals have a duty of care when it comes to the safety and wellbeing of children in their education and care services. This topic is designed to give participants the essential key understandings and knowledge base for child protection. Core concepts and themes will be unpacked with a focus on linking to practical strategies and resources that educators can implement within their everyday programs.
- Understand the concepts and themes that underpin child protection.
- Review common myths surrounding perpetrators of child abuse, and further understanding of abuse and abuse prevention.
- Identify appropriate strategies and resources that link in with child protection concepts, and ways they can be incorporated into various settings.
Links to NQS: QA2, QA5 and QA6