This programme is offered as an interfaculty programme of the Faculty of Theology and the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.

The Certificate in Safeguarding of Children and Young People was created in view of the reality of the abuse of minors. This problem is to be investigated and tackled on different levels of society.

The aim of this one-year course is to introduce participants to the standards and main areas of concern regarding safeguarding of children and young people. It will equip you with the basic knowledge and skills to promote the welfare of children and young people, recognise and respond effectively the signs and indicators of abuse, and understand the depth of traumas caused by abuse. The course will also present you with the key principles of self-care and the fundamental ethical and legal obligations for when working with children and young people.

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