Creating A Protective Environment For Children (UED8012)

Establishing a safe space from child abuse and neglect

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Creating A Protective Environment For Children

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Creating a safe space from abuse and neglect is imperative for children.

This minicourse will help you identify and understand the range of ecological factors and contexts that influence the wellbeing and safety of a child. This knowledge will help you create an effective strategy to establish a protective environment.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Apply knowledge and understanding of societal impact and ecological factors contributing to child abuse and neglect.
  • Create an informed and effective analysis that influences a strategy to create a child-safe environment.

What topics will you cover?

  • The impact of child abuse and neglect
  • Environmental factors
  • Creating a protective environment within an organisation
  • Creating a protective environment for an individual


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes conducting a risk and protection analysis with recommendations.

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1 March 2021
Start date: 01 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Start date: 26 Apr 2021
21 June 2021
Start date: 21 Jun 2021
16 August 2021
Start date: 16 Aug 2021
11 October 2021
Start date: 11 Oct 2021

University level expertise

India Bryce began her career as early childhood teacher in independent schools before taking a position as a front-line Child Safety Officer with the Queensland State Government. India is a lecturer of Human Development, Wellbeing and Counselling at USQ, and is a specialist consultant in the field of child maltreatment. She is currently undertaking her PhD, which explores the lived experience of cumulative harm and its influence on career choice.

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