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The Child Protection in Childcare Services is a workshop covering the history of Child Protection in Ireland leading to the introduction of Children First Guidelines for Child Protection. It will also explore how to interpret the guidelines and use them to write up the policies and procedures which govern each childcare setting.

Entry Requirement

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

Course Structure

Workshop style format

Course Content Modules

  1. The history of Child Protection in Ireland and it's implications up to, and including, the introduction of the Children First Guidelines for Child Protection.
  2. Good standard practice in managing any Child Protection issues that may arise in a childcare setting.
  3. How to think about and write comprehensive policies and procedures for your childcare setting.


Please contact Megan Corr on 01 892 0024 or email 



Name: Child Protection - 1 Day Course

Cost: 95 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 24/11/18
  • Sat 9.30am - 4.30pm