Essay on Safeguarding: Childhood and Young People

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Unit Title: OCR Unit No: Sector Unit No: Level: Credit value: Guided learning hours: Unit expiry date: Unit accreditation number:

Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people
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Unit purpose and aim
This unit aims to provide the knowledge and understanding required to support the safeguarding of children and young people. The unit contains material on e-safety.
Learning Outcomes The learner will: Assessment Criteria The learner can: Exemplification


Understand the main 1.1 Outline current legislation, legislation, guidelines, guidelines, policies and policies and procedures procedures within own UK for safeguarding children Home Nation affecting the safeguarding
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pinching and other forms of violence or threats) 5.2 Outline the policies and procedures that should be  verbal (name-calling, followed in response to insults, sarcasm, concerns or evidence of spreading rumors, bullying and explain the persistent teasing) reasons why they are in  emotional place (excluding, tormenting, ridicule, 5.3 Explain how to support a humiliation) child or young person and/or  cyber bullying ( the their family when bullying is use of ICT suspected or alleged particularly mobile phones and the internet, to deliberately upset someone) specific bullying (such as homophobic or gender based, racist, relating to special educational needs and disabilities)

6 Understand how to work with children and young people to support their safety and well being

6.1 Explain how to support children and young people’s self-confidence and selfesteem 6.2 Analyse the importance of supporting resilience in children and young people 6.3 Explain why it is important to work with the child or young person to ensure they have strategies to protect

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themselves and make decisions about safety 6.4 Explain ways of empowering children and young people to make positive and informed choices that support their well being and safety

7 Understand the importance of e-safety for children and young people

7.1 Explain the risks and possible consequences for children and young people of being online and of using a mobile phone 7.2.Describe ways of reducing

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