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

Parts 1 and 2

Aims and objectives:

  • 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

Part 3

Aims and objectives:

  • 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.

3 videos
210 mins CPD/CE