Safeguarding Children & Young People

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


12 weeks

Module code: MOD001883

Module level: 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Take this module as part of our MSc Children & Young People course
Number of places: 25


Develop the enhanced knowledge and skills you need to proactively safeguard children and young people. Gain a deeper understanding of the explanations and effects of child abuse, identify risk-taking behaviour, and learn preventive strategies for working with children, young people and their families.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll have some experience of working with children, young people and/or families, as you'll use a case scenario from your practice during assessment.



All days 9am-12 noon

27 September 2018

4, 11, 18 and 25 October 2018

1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November 2018

6 and 13 December 2018

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Maurice Slaven
01223 695396
CPD Admissions Team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

With experience of working with children, young people and/or families, you'll use a case scenario from your own practice for assessment.

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