Child Protection – Building a Protective Environment

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What’s it about?

Our favourite! This is our innovative signature Child Protection course that delivers essential lessons for the early years professional and is easily incorporated in the EYLF. It is designed to assist professionals to embed practical preventative child protection strategies into their daily lives, and the lives of all our children. A fresh approach to Child Protection that really works – right in front of your eyes – every day! You will learn the 7 Steps 2 Safety and appreciate the way they not only protect children, but transform your relationship with them. This is the second course in our Essential Child Protection Training System.

Specific Learning Outcomes

QA 2 :Childrens Health and Safety
PS3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
PS4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning
PS5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
PS6 – Engage in professional learning
PS7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Presenter Biography
Peter Melrose

Peter Melrose (Assoc Dip. S. Welf; B. S. Welf; B. S Welf (Hons), Grad Dip Psych; MACWA) has worked in the child and family welfare sector since 1989 and has become a leading Australian Child and Behaviour Therapist. In addition to founding and operating Third Circle Counselling, the longest continuously operating private outreach therapy service in Australia, Peter also is a Co-Director of Extreme Behaviour Mechanics, an online training and skills development portal for professionals and families. Peter is a regular speaker at national and international child and family welfare and child protection conferences, and has written a number of journal articles on topics ranging from child and family therapeutic approaches, through to working respectfully with clients and children and young people in care. Peter appears regularly on television including Channel 9’s “Mornings’ program broadcast nationally, and other media to discuss parenting and behavioural issues. Peter’s key focus has been on broad based inclusion of all children and young people with different needs. In addition, it is critical to support the families and carers of these children.