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Safeguarding MOMs

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benryan95's version from 2016-04-11 18:05

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What is the definition of a child?Anybody younger than the age of 18 years should be considered a child
What are the 4 forms of abuse?Emotional, physical, sexual and neglect
List 9 ways child abuse may presentchanges in behaviour, suspicious injuries, fear of certain adults, unexpected covering of arms and legs, use of sexually explicit languages and actions, the child says that they are being abused, a third party says that they are being abused, a child who doesn't integrate in groups, a child who's appearance deteriorates physically or hygienically
Is 'giving children presents and having favourites' an example of good or bad conduct?Bad
Is 'encouraging private and unobserved situations with a child' an example of good or bad conduct?Bad
Is 'being an excellent role model' an example of good or bad conduct?Good
Is 'speaking about TV shows/games etc. that are certified above the age of the child, whilst around the child' an example of good or bad conduct?Bad
Is 'allowing or engaging inappropriate conduct with a child' an example of good or bad conduct?Bad
Is 'physically restraining a child to prevent the injury of another child' an example of good or bad conduct?Good - however this is a grey area
List 3 things that are very important when a child makes a disclosureListening and reassuring, recording information and informing the appropriate authorities
Is 'enquiring about who safeguarding concerns should be raised to' an example of good or bad conduct?Good
When a child is making a disclosure, list what is importantdo not delay the disclosure as the child may not want to make the disclosure again, maintain confidentiality within reason but do not make promises you can't keep (explain you will have to pass information on), say you are glad that the child has brought this to your attention, show that you take this seriously, that you believe the child, that you are listening, and that you don't pass judgement on the child or the people they are making a disclosure about
Is 'reporting an unusual incident involving a child to your designated safeguarding member of staff, even if you think it isn't a cause for concern' an example of good or bad conduct?Good
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