Child protection and the dental team
If you are a member of the dental team, this educational resource will give you an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice. If you are a child protection trainer who works with dental teams, you may also find some information of interest.
A training resource
If you need to update your knowledge of child protection
By working systematically through each of the main sections (see left), starting with
A fast-response tool
If you have concerns NOW about a child
By going straight to the
summary flow chart and using links to navigate from there
A clinical governance resource
If you need to prepare your dental practice to safeguard children
By starting with the section on reorganising
Additional materials, including the accompanying handbook and sample documents to print or download are available from the left hand menu at any time. If you have a bound copy of the ‘Child Protection and the Dental Team: an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice’ handbook, you can store the documents inside the cover pocket together with relevant local information you obtain.
Continuing professional development
3hrs of verifiable CPD are available to all members of the dental team who use this resource. Free to all UK-registered dental professionals.
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On completion you will:
be aware of your responsibilities with respect to child protection
be able to recognise the presenting features of child abuse and neglect
understand your role within current multi-agency child protection procedures
be motivated and enabled to follow local child protection procedures correctly
be able to participate in further multi-agency training
know where to find additional sources of support and advice