Safeguarding: Grooming - Understanding the potential risk

Challenge reference: 1417

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

To be able to recognise risks associated with 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. Be able to identify sources of support available for people using social media such as Facebook; Twitter; Instagram.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • As part of a group discussion, identify how often people use social media to communicate with people they have never met.
    • As part of a group discussion, identify one advantage and one disadvantage of communicating through social media with someone you have never met.
    • Explain what to do if someone you have never met wants to meet up with you.
    • Describe what the term 'Grooming' means.
    • Identify at least two people or organisations who can offer support if you think someone is being 'Groomed'.