Child On Child Abuse training

This Child on Child course actively raises awareness and equips participants with vital information about child-on-child abuse. Moreover, participants will explore the definition and scope of peer-on-peer abuse. Therefore, gaining a clear understanding of what constitutes these behaviours and their implications for children's safety. Furthermore, this foundational knowledge forms the basis for effectively recognising and addressing these serious issues.

Moving forward, the course examines the various forms that child-on-child abuse can take, including physical, emotional, sexual, and cyber abuse. Through the analysis of real-life scenarios and case studies, participants will learn to identify the diverse ways in which abuse manifests among peers. This section emphasises the proactive role individuals can play in intervention, ensuring they are well-prepared to address the complexities of peer dynamics and safeguard children effectively.

Finally, the course empowers participants with practical strategies for recognising the signs of child-on-child abuse. By developing the ability to detect warning signals and behavioural indicators, participants are equipped to respond promptly and appropriately. This proactive approach aims to create supportive environments where children feel secure and protected. By the end of the course, participants will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to make a positive impact in preventing and addressing child-on-child abuse within their communities.

This course will cover:
  • What is meant by the term child on child abuse and the different forms this can take
  • Factors that may make some children and young people especially vulnerable
  • How to recognise signs that this may be happening with a child or young person in your care
  • What you can do if a child/young person reports child on child abuse
  • What you can do to encourage your child to talk
  • How to support a child/young person
This Child on Child Abuse course is designed specifically for people who want to find out more about how to identify and support a young person experiencing peer on peer abuse. Furthermore, we also have separate courses designed and tailored for people working in children's services and Education. We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. However, if you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 1.5 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Access this course as part of the following online course bundle(s):

Child On Child Abuse eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Child On Child Abuse course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to define the term child on child abuse
  • Understand the forms that this abuse can take
  • Be able to identify the factors that may make some children/young people particularly vulnerable
  • Know how to recognise when child on child abuse is happening
  • Know how to support the child/young person in your care if they are going through child on child abuse
  • Be able to consider strategies that can prevent the abuse happening

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