Understanding the PREVENT & Safeguarding Strategies

ProQual Level 2 Award

The Level 2 Award in Understanding the PREVENT and Safeguarding Strategies is aimed at everyone who has a responsibility to help safeguard young people and help to prevent their radicalisation.

It demonstrates that individuals understand the purpose of the Prevent Strategy and radicalisation, helping to safeguard children and young people.

By completing this learning the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by the term ‘radicalisation’ and the aim of the Prevent Strategy
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of adults in relation to the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Be able to recognise the signs of radicalisation and the actions that can be taken to reduce the risk of exposure to radical influencers
  • Be able to recognise indicators of abuse
  • Identify the role that social media plays in radicalization, cyber/online bullying of children and young people

*Please see the qualification specification for the full list of learning outcomes.

Suitable for:

Anyone who has a responsibility to help safeguard young people and help to prevent their radicalisation.
It demonstrates that individuals understand the purpose of the Prevent Strategy helping to safeguard children and young people.

Delivery options:

Distance learning via resources provided.
Completion and submission of an assessment workbook.
Workplace delivery can be provided for this event, to suit the needs of the organisation.

Radicalisation Awareness

Learning Outcome – The learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 – Understand what is meant by the term ‘radicalisation’

1.1 – Define the term radicalisation

2 – Understand the aim of the Prevent
Strategy

2.1 – Identify the four pillars of the CONTEST strategy

2.2 – Identify how the PREVENT strategy supports the wider CONTEST strategy

3 – Know which legislation is associated with
the PREVENT Government Mandate

3.1 – Identify key features of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015

3.2 – Identify key features of the PREVENT Strategy 2011/2015

4 – Understand the roles and responsibilities of adults in relation to the safeguarding of children and young people

4.1 – State their responsibilities to children and young people under the PREVENT mandate

4.2 – State why successful implementation of the PREVENT strategy is essential for community cohesion

5 – Understand the factors that influence vulnerability to radicalisation

5.1 – Identify the pull factors associated with radicalisation

5.2 – Identify the push factors associated with radicalisation

6 – Be able to recognise the signs of radicalisation

6.1 – Identify the signs and symptoms consistent with individuals who are vulnerable to radicalisation

7 – Understand the actions that can be taken to reduce the risk of exposure to radical influencers

7.1 – Identify positive influencers that can reduce the risk of radicalisation

8 – Understand the role that social media plays in radicalisation

8.1 – Identify the role that social media plays in radicalisation

8.2 – Identify how the deep web and dark web are used for radical propaganda

9 – Encourage the safe use of online media and social media platforms to protect against radicalisation

9.1 – Use safe social media settings

9.2 – Describe how geo locational tools can be used to target individuals using social media

9.3 – Identify internet search histories

9.4 – Identify tools used to restrict access to potentially radical materials

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Learning Outcome – The learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 – Understand individual responsibilities regarding the safeguarding of children and young people

1.1 – Identify individual responsibilities under:

  • Children’s Act 2004
  • Education Act 2011

2 – Know that children can be abused in different ways

2.1 – Identify the four main types of abuse

3 – Be able to recognise indicators of abuse

3.1 – Identify signs and symptoms associated with abuse

4 – Understand the effect of cyber/online bullying on children and young people

4.1 – Identify the signs and symptoms of
cyberbullying

4.2 – State the risks that children and young
people could be exposed to when online

4.3 – Identify the risk to perpetrators of cyber bullying

5 – Understand the process of the disclosing safeguarding issues

5.1 – Identify the key physical and/or behavioural traits associated with the disclosure of information

5.2 – Describe the importance of recording disclosure

6 – Understand how to reduce the risk of online bullying/cyber crime

6.1 – Describe methods that can be employed to reduce the risk of online exploitation

7 – Know which agencies provide support for safeguarding issues

7.1 – Identify examples of agencies that provide advice and support

ProQual Qualification Specifications

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