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Children First and Vulnerable Persons Safeguarding Training

Children First and Vulnerable Persons Safeguarding Training


Training based on TUSLA's Children First course

Why train in child safety at Griffith College?

Griffith College is proud to present a series of training courses in the area of child protection and vulnerable persons safeguarding. The content of the course is based on TUSLA's Children First course with further enhanced learning experiences from international best practices, criteria and methodology.

We offer:

  • Flexible training dates - with multiple days to choose from, you can undergo vital training when it suits your schedule.
  • Learn at our conveniently located, state of the art City Centre location.
  • Study in a variety of modes, with live attendance, online live streaming or recorded replay at your convenience.

Intake Dates

  • 27 June
  • 11 July
Course details

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the definitions and recognise the indicators of categories of child abuse and neglect
  • Be aware & recognise the concepts of significant harm, thresholds of risk and indicators of abuse
  • Be able to respond quickly to protect and secure the safety and welfare any child they suspect or believe may be a subject of a child protection and safeguarding concern
  • Be able to respond empathetically and confidently to any child protection and safeguarding concerns or suspicions they may encounter
  • Be confident in reporting to the appropriate investigative authorities
  • Nurture a commitment for personnel to work in Child Protection and Safeguarding rather than be assigned to it
  • Provide personnel with some initial awareness of the impact of Child Protection and Safeguarding work and how it may resonate with their own life experiences
  • Have an awareness of children’s development including issues such as race, culture, sexual orientation and disabilities

Course Contact

Dublin City Centre Campus
How to Apply

Apply directly to Griffith College.


Take this course for €75 or two Children First and Vulnerable Persons Safeguarding Training courses for €100.


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