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Course curriculum

  • 1
    • Welcome
  • 2
    • Definitions of Children and Adults
  • 3
    Safeguarding Legislation
    • Safeguarding Legislation
  • 4
    Assessment Framework
    • Assessment Framework
  • 5
    Significant Harm
    • Significant Harm
  • 6
    Forms of Abuse
    • Safeguarding Adults
    • Forms of Abuse
    • Childhood Neglect
    • Emotional Abuse
    • Emotional Abuse
    • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
    • Female Genital Mutilation
    • Financial Abuse
    • Financial Abuse
    • True or False Myths about Abuse
  • 7
    Every Child Matters
    • Every Child Matters - Five Themes
  • 8
    Detecting Abuse and Making Judgements
    • Making Judgements
  • 9
    Reporting Concerns
    • Communicating Concerns
  • 10
    Scenarios - What would you do in these examples?
    • What would you do?
  • 11
    • References


  • Andy Maddocks

    Director and Head Trainer

    Andy Maddocks

    Andy set up Intelligensa in 2013 following a distinguished career in the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), responsible for identifying strategic criminal threats and developing tactical intelligence to reduce the threat to the safety and security of the London Olympic Games 2012. He has been recognised and commended for his outstanding abilities in this role. Andy was Detective Inspector in a London Borough responsible for major crime, domestic violence crime, hate crime, missing persons, overseeing sex offenders, the implementation of Every Child Matters and sat on the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Board. Throughout his service Andy was also a trainer for physical restraint techniques, handcuffing, use of batons, etc. He has extensive professional experience of conflict management, restraint, breakaway and self defence. He continues to teach in both the public and private sectors including nursery, primary, secondary and SEN schools; children's homes and the care and health sectors.