This lesson will cover the various types of disclosures that are commonly encountered in an environment with children and young people. It will also provide methods of identifying abuse and will give strategies for how to properly handle a disclosure.

Recognising Disclosure in Children and Young People

The following graphic contains a number of images and corresponding text to help you recognise disclosure in the children and young people in your care. Click the “turn” button at the bottom centre of the image card below to reveal this important information and proceed through each remaining disclosure indicators by selecting the blue arrow at the bottom right of each card:

How to Proceed Once a Disclosure Takes Place

Steps to take upon encountering a direct or indirect disclosure of abuse are represented below by an image with accompanying text underneath. Read through each step by slowly dragging the selector to the right until you have read and familiarised yourself with all recommended procedures:

The following section contains a number of headings at the top and a collection of lists that belong under the headings. To help facilitate a quick knowledge test to help you retain the information from this module. Drag each of the proper lists at the bottom to their appropriate headings at the top of the image:

Upon completion of this module’s material above, select the “mark complete” button below to record your progress. This will save your place and work on the course thus far and will enable you to complete the assessment at the end of the course.