In this 3 part series, Dr. Christine Park, Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry, presents Safeguarding Vulnerable Children - level 2

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children - Level 2 - Dr. Christine Park

Aims and objectives of parts 1 and 2:

  • Recognise signs of abuse and neglect
  • Understand the GDC requirement regarding safeguarding
  • Interpret CQC guidelines on child protection training
  • Describe appropriate referral pathways for further advice

Aims and objectives of part 3:

  • Provide information about the role of dental team members when safeguarding concerns present in the dental practice
  • Provides tips on communication with families when safeguarding concerns present
  • Participants will know how to handle safeguarding concerns


Safeguarding Level 1 - Introduction or Induction

In general, a Level 1, Introduction or Induction to safeguarding training should entail how to recognise the signs of abuse, respond to a disclosure, report your concerns, and record information.

Safeguarding Level 2 - Advanced Safeguarding

A Level 2 or Advanced Safeguarding course covers all of the above and goes into more detail into the procedures of safeguarding, scenarios and what happens after a referral. ‘

Advanced or Level 2 safeguarding training will have more material, as it is devised for someone who has day to day, or frequent, contact with children or vulnerable people.

To qualify for Level 2, participants will also be asked to complete the playlist on safeguarding level 2 for children which covers the types of child maltreatment and related legislation.

3 videos
210 mins CPD/CE