Safeguarding: grooming - recognising the signs

Challenge reference: 1406

Notional learning hours  10
Level 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will be able to recognise the potential risks of communicating through social media and the impact grooming can have on a persons life.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify the risks associated with social media.

  2. Know what sources of support are available to users of social media.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Survey a group of friends and family to establish how often people use social media to communicate with people they have never met
    • Identify two advantages of communicating through social media with someone else who is not known
    • Identify two disadvantages of communicating through social media with someone else who is not known
    • List three reasons why someone may need support when using social media
    • Describe what is meant by grooming
    • Suggest two practical methods of preventing someone being groomed though social media
    • Identify at least two organisations who offer support and advice to those affected by grooming
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