Course Details: Child Protection

Child Protection

Scouts Series

Course availability

36 months

Course Information

Introduction to Child Protection is a short interactive module that introduces participants to the concept of Child and Youth Protection. This module is the first of three modules focusing on keeping children and young people safe. The module highlights what child protection is, why it is important and the role of SCOUTS New Zealand in keeping children and youth safe .

This eLearning module has been created for all leaders and volunteers involved in Keas, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers. This course was developed by Whitireia New Zealand in collaboration with Scouts New Zealand.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, learners will be able:
  • to define and understand the importance of child & youth protection in New Zealand
  • to understand the realities of child & youth protection in New Zealand
  • to understand the role of SCOUTS New Zealand in child and youth protection

Course Overview

The course includes the following:
  • What is child and youth protection
  • Abuse in New Zealand
  • SCOUTS New Zealand own story
  • SCOUTS New Zealand Safe from Harm culture
  • SCOUTS New Zealand policies including in Code of Ethics

Course Features

  • Interactive learning using animation
  • Formative learning

Estimated Duration

30 minutes depending on previous experience over a 6 month duration.

Target Audience

This online interactive course is specifically designed for all of those working within SCOUTS New Zealand. You gain 1 CPD hour (Continuing Professional Development) upon successful completion of the course.


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