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  • Safeguarding Disabled Children and Young People – This session will describe why disabled children and young people are vulnerable to abuse, explore how to respond where abuse is suspected and offer guidance on how to build the resilience of disabled children and young people and their families
  • Child Sexual Exploitation – Although the course is aimed at parents, safeguarding professionals will also find course a valuable source of information to: find out more about child sexual exploitation; learn the signs and indicators of when a child might be being exploited; understand the impact child sexual exploitation can have on families and know what to do if you suspect a child might be at risk of this abuse
  • Brook Child Sexual Exploitation has been designed for use by all staff in healthcare settings – from doctors and nurses to receptionists, paramedics, and pharmacists. Developed by Brook and funded by the Department of Health, the tool is designed to help healthcare staff in preventing, identifying and responding to child sexual exploitation
  • Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Young People – Seen and Heard captures the views of young people about what it’s like when you’ve ‘got something to tell.’ You’ll hear what young people need, and what they want from professionals in order to help them feel like they can disclose abuse
  • Domestic Abuse – a range of e-learning courses on domestic abuse
  • Parental Substance Misuse explores parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting capacity and the implications for social work practitioners. This e-learning resource is targeted at children’s social care workers to help them work more confidently with families where parents are misusing drugs. These resources might also be useful for primary care services staff (GPs, Health Visitors, Midwives), Children’s Centre staff and students
  • Forced Marriage – This course has been developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office. It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk. The course will show you how to recognise the warning signs of forced marriage; take the right actions to help protect the potential victim and co-operate effectively with other agencies
  • Human Trafficking – a basic awareness in human trafficking, the causes which drive it and the effects on human lives
  • Safeguarding Child Victims of Trafficking safeguarding children to increase awareness and highlight the specific support needs of trafficked children
  • Female Genital Mutilation – The training will help a wide range of professionals to identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM. This course is useful for anyone who is interested in gaining an overview of FGM
  • Prevent awareness eLearning – The Prevent awareness eLearning has recently been refreshed (2018). This includes updates to reflect the recommendations from the Parsons Green review, updated information following the change in threat and attacks of 2017, and new case studies.
  • Prevent Referrals – The training is for anyone who has been through the Prevent awareness eLearning or a Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP), and so already has an understanding of Prevent and of their role in safeguarding vulnerable people. The package shares best practice on how to articulate concerns about an individual, and ensure that they are robust and considered. It is aimed at anyone who may be in a position to notice signs of vulnerability to radicalisation and aims to give them confidence in referring on for help if appropriate. It is also designed for those (for example line managers) who may receive these referrals and have to consider how to respond, whether that be establishing more context, or reaching out to partner agencies for support.
  • Channel Awareness – This training package is for anyone who may be asked to contribute to, sit on, or even run a Channel Panel. It is aimed at all levels, from a professional  asked to input and attend for the first time, to a member of staff new to their role and organising a panel meeting. It covers both an introduction to what Channel is, how it operates in the user’s region, and how to organise a Channel Panel for the first time. In response to feedback, it also covers information sharing, including how, when and with whom to share information of a Channel case.
  • Radicalisation – Explains how Channel links to the Government’s counter terrorism strategy and describes the Channel process and its purpose and identifies factors that can help make people vulnerable to radicalisation
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health – MindEd has e-learning courses on Self-Harm & Risky Behaviour; Bullying & the impact on the child; Introducing Child Development and Flashbacks, Trauma & Bullying
  • Suicide – The training will teach you how to recognise the warning signs and safeguard someone that could be contemplating suicide
  • Attachment Theory – Understanding the basic principles of attachment theory and its importance for practice
  • Caring for Vulnerable Children – Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children
  • Children and Young People’s Participation – Children and young people’s participation, emphasises that the adoption of an integrated approach to participation by different sectors of the children’s workforce is of crucial importance. The course defines the complexity of participation for children and young people; compare and contrast different cultural perspectives and experiences of participation and reflect critically on personal professional practice and assumptions regarding participation
  • Anti-Bullying Alliance – The programme was particularly developed to reduce levels of bullying of disabled children and those with special educational needs but applies to all children.