PRINCIPLES OF SAFEGUARDING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN EARLY YEARS SETTINGS – A NEW EBOOK BY OLAITAN S. O.

The book “Principles of Safeguarding Policies and Procedures in Early Years Settings” is a very important book especially for educators in early years settings. It contains four chapters.

Chapter 1 discusses the following:

  • Why safeguarding children is important.
  • Why the needs and interests of a child should be paramount in partnership approach.
  • The main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures that underpin the safeguarding of children.
  • The rights children and their parents have where harm or abuse is suspected.
  • Data protection legislation and sharing of information and the requirement for confidentiality with regard to safeguarding.
  • The correlation between national guidelines and legislation with Local procedures and the impact they have on the setting’s policies and procedures.

Chapter 2 discusses the following:

  • The wider concept of safe guarding children with examples of best practice:
  • Exorcism
  • Diet
  • Health and Safety
  • Balancing Risks and Benefits
  • Child Exploitation
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Extremism and Radicalisation
  • The procedures for serious case reviews and how they differ from public inquiries.
  • The impact serious case reviews have on all stakeholders involved in safeguarding children.
  • How serious case reviews have informed practice.

Chapter 3 discusses the following:

  • Underlying factors which place children at risk of harm or being abused.
  • Different forms of abuse:
  • Domestic abuse
  • Neglect
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Bullying
  • The roles and responsibilities of different agencies and professionals that may be involved when a child has been abused or harmed.
  • Case studies

Chapter 4 discusses the following:

  • The risks and possible consequences to children, of mobile phones and being online.
  • Ways of reducing risks on social media, the internet, buying online and using a mobile phone.
  • The responsibility the practitioners have in relation to e-safety including minimizing risks and educating children.

Check the preview of the book below:

Price: $5

If you’re interested, contact any of the following: osospecial2015@yahoo.com or (+234)08033487161 or (+234)08177093682

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