This training resource is for staff who support vulnerable or who may potentially come into contact with at-risk individuals during their working day.
It provides staff with the confidence and knowledge to identify safeguarding issues and escalate them appropriately.
More information below.
The following support documents are available:
WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE GAME?
Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. Anyone who works with the public has a duty to help safeguard children and adults who are at risk. This resource provides a foundation-level overview of safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. It is designed to give anyone who has contact with at-risk individuals the knowledge and confidence to identify safeguarding issues and escalate them appropriately.
WHAT ARE THE KEY MESSAGES?
The following key topics are explored:
- What is safeguarding?
- Who is at risk?
- Types of child and adult abuse (domestic, sexual, physical, financial etc)
- The impact of abuse
- Warning signs to look out for
- Raising a safeguarding concern
WHO SHOULD PLAY THE GAME?
Anyone dealing with the public or who may interact with children or adults at risk in various settings:
- Council/local authority
- Health and social care
- Retail, hospitality and leisure
- Public transport
- Youth or sports club leaders
WHAT WILL PLAYERS LEARN?
Specific children and adults' safeguarding issues covered in the game include:
- Trafficking & modern slavery
- Child Sexual Exploitation
- Honour Based Violence
- Hate Crimes
- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
- Online abuse
DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Surrey County Council
- 2-12 players
- 45-60 mins
- No specialist facilitator required, but an individual with knowledge of safeguarding may be able to provide context and answer queries raised.