Safeguarding: Grooming - Recognise the signs.

Challenge reference: 1407

Notional learning hours  10
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

To be able to recognise the potential risks of communicating through social media

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 (such as Facebook; Twitter; Instagram).

  2. To understand the sources of support available to users of social media sites such as Facebook; Twitter; Instagram.

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Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • As part of a group discussion, 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 you have never met.
    • Identify two disadvantages of communicating through social media with someone you have never met.
    • 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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