Do you volunteer your time helping others in your community? If so then someday it might be vital to know how to spot signs of risk, abuse or exploitation, and know what you can do about it.
This session will be practical and highly interactive. Using a range of exercises and materialls it will introduce you to the basic safeguarding concepts:
What is abuse, what are the signs of abuse, what should you do if you think someone is at risk?
Giving you a clear understanding of our roles and reponsibilities in preventing abuse to others.
By the end of the day participants will:
Be able to define what adult abuse, child abuse and vulnerable adult is Understand the importance of values and attitudes in responding to safeguarding concerns Have considered indicators of abuse Know what their responsibilities are in relation to safeguarding adults and children Applied their learning to case studies based on real situations
This training is provided by St Mungos as part of the Volunteer Network Banes training exchange.