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Child Protection Act for Health Professionals

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Course Description

Current context: Child Protection in the time of COVID-19.
Goals of the presentation:

  1. To develop your understanding of child rights, child law and child protection in South Africa.
    • Children’s Rights in South Africa
    • The Ethical and Legal Framework
    • Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Bullying and Peer-To-Peer Violence
    • Intimate Partner Violence
    • Separation and Divorce
    • Children With ‘Disabilities’ and Chronic Illness
    • Children’s Protection And ‘Cultural Rights’
  2. To enable you to apply this understanding to your daily practice – that is, to understand your role in relation to child protection and to be able to execute it confidently and ethically.
    • Your Role as A Health Professional
    • Child Safeguarding and Standards: The Critical Importance of Policy
    • A Holistic View of Child Protection for Health Professionals
  3. To facilitate your integration of child advocacy and child protection in your practice.

Case example: to illustrate the complexity of child protection in South Africa.

Course Content

This course includes:

R406 incl VAT