Safeguarding Training

Understanding
& Safeguarding
Young People Online

Training Focus

  • Over the last 10 years we have experienced exponential growth in social media usage. Social media is an excellent platform for young people to learn, connect and explore our global digital world. However, with this growth, we have also experienced the dangers young people can be exposed to online

  • This training course enables practitioners to get a deeper understanding on how young people use social media, knowledge on how to safeguard them online and insights into the latest online youth media platforms

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the complex and ever changing nature of young peoples’ use of social
    media and alternative new online youth media platforms

  • Develop strategies to address online bullying, sexting, exploitation and peer pressure

  • Increase confidence, knowledge and a best practice approach from other multi-agency partners in the borough

  • Understand the impact social media, pornography & video games have on young people

  • Increase confidence when dealing with online safeguarding issues involving young people and have the ability to cascade this information to parents and carers

  • Reflect on your own practices, be more confident to safeguard and provide holistic interventions for young people in the borough

Target Audience & Format

  • This training course is offered as a half and full day option

  • All courses place a strong emphasis on multi-agency working. Where appropriate a young person with in depth knowledge on this issue will co-facilitate this training course alongside an experienced 時間 SeeGarn trainer