Module Three looks at some practical hints and tips to set you up to be an effective DSL or Deputy DSL by looking at how to manage disclosures, referrals and meetings and ensuring we know how to get the best outcomes possible.

Do’s and Don’ts

Select the arrows to the left in the accordion below to learn the Do’s and Don’ts of being an effective Designated Safeguarding Lead:

What Do Staff Need To Know?

What Makes a Good Referral?

The image below contains key elements that make a good referral. Select each of the hotspots to learn more:

Early Help

Child Protection Conferences

Child Protection Conferences are represented below by an image with accompanying text underneath. Learn about each item by slowly dragging the selector to the right until you have familiarised yourself with this important topic:

Child Protection Plans

The following timeline outlines a Child Protection Plan. Reading from left to right, click each thumbnail in the gray banner beneath the image or click, hold, and drag the timeline from right to left or roll over the far right section of the graphic to learn about each step.

Activity

A number of Safeguarding scenarios are represented below by an image with accompanying text underneath. Learn about each example situation by slowly dragging the selector to the right until you have familiarised yourself with safeguarding best practices:

Module Three: Knowledge Test