Equality and Diversity Children’s Homes
This course is designed to help residential care workers to fully appreciate the varied backgrounds that young people originate from. …
This course is designed to help residential care workers to fully appreciate the varied backgrounds that young people originate from. It also covers the need to respect and promote each child and young person’s unique personality, social circumstances and cultural background, including aspects of discrimination.
The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:
- To learn how to manage diversity and promote equality
- To confidently discuss issues of inequality with children/young people and significant others
- To ensure that the needs, rights and views of the child or young person are at the centre of all practice and provision
- To illustrate how individuality, difference and diversity are valued and celebrated.
- To explore equality of opportunity, issues and promote anti-discriminatory practice
- To define and promote social inclusion and advancement of children and young people
- To reflect on the different types of prejudice and discrimination that can affect children and young people in care
- To outline why it is important to provide care which respects and preserves each child’s protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010
- To illustrate how to support and encourage children and young people to develop skills to deal with discrimination, enhance self-worth and make a positive contribution
This course meets the Children’s Home Quality Standards as outlined in The Children’s Homes Regulations (England) 2015 & Children’s Homes Quality Standards 2015.
Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.