Child Protection – Legal and practical response to child abuse

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What’s it about?

This course assists educators, organisations and individuals to comply with their National Quality Framework and other legislative requirements and meet duty of care obligations regarding Child Protection. It is designed to be used for induction of new staff, and as a foundation or refresher course for those who have not completed recent Child Protection training with In Safe Hands. Embedding a system of response to child abuse into your service is the most important practice you can implement to protect children and keep them safe.

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

  • Definition of child abuse
  • Types of child abuse
  • Indicators of child abuse
  • Early Intervention and Prevention tools
  • Federal, State and Civil laws as pertained to child protection and civil liability
  • Child Protection requirements under relevant National Frameworks
  • Reporting of child abuse
  • Managing disclosures
  • Recording and documenting
Presenter Biography
Michael Pecic

Michael has nearly 25 years’ experience in child protection case management, investigation and education. He served with distinction as a Detective with the Queensland Police Service for 20 years investigating child abuse offences. For 10 years he was a core member of various SCAN teams (Suspected Child and Neglect multi-agency team) case managing the most serious of child protection issues. He has formal qualifications in management, training, investigation practices and public safety. Michael is a Churchill Fellow and a member of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.