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BAAT Safeguarding Level 1: The Role of the Art Therapist in Safeguarding Children & Young People - Online Delivery

This course is open to all who wish to attend and provides a recent historical context of child protection with the aim of clarifying the duties & responsibilities of Art Therapists in safeguarding children as part of today’s C&YP work force. Whether working independently or as an employee of an organisation, this course will explore duties, responsibilities and reporting lines informed by the new updated “Working Together” 2017. The course will help explore: signs and symptoms of abuse, verbal

Saturday 3rd October 2020

10:00am to 5:00pm (Registration from 9.30am)

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-day prior to the start date)


Delivered Online

This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and other qualified creative therapists from around the world


Safeguarding is now an integral element of the Art therapist’s role. It is imperative that Art therapists carry out this function effectively and in accordance with legislation. You will learn:


• A recent historical context of child protection and how it has shaped today’s legislation.


• How to fulfil your safeguarding duties as part of today’s Children &Young People's workforce


• What to consider when conducting a risk assessment


• How to identify signs and symptoms of abuse in Children &Young People


• How to identify non verbal disclosures within art therapy


• How, when and to whom to make a referral

Additional Information:

Please Note: Delegates are required to attend Level 1 before booking Level 2 


Non BAAT Member fee: £170.00

Non BAAT Members:  To book please email  with your booking enquiry. You will also need to create a BAAT booking account by registering here: This does not incur a fee.

Employer funded BAAT Member: £140.00

Full BAAT member self-funded: £105.00

Under-employed BAAT member self-funded: £95.00

Unemployed BAAT member: £85.00

Trainee BAAT member self-funded: £85.00

Employer Payments & Invoicing:
If you or your employer would like to be invoiced for your place on this course, please complete this Invoice form  Invoice Request - Event Booking  and return it to

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady

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