Children's Residential Care and Alternative Provision

Cost-Effective Core Induction and Refresher Safeguarding and Duty of Care Training Package

EduCare is the leading provider of online safeguarding and duty of care learning services, working with over 25,000 children’s and educational settings.

Specifically tailored for Children's Residential Care and Alternative Provision, our CPD certified multiple-course package satisfies Ofsted and CQC mandated induction and refresher training requirements, provides a robust reporting facility so that you can evidence the training has taken place, and will save you a great deal of money compared with other forms of training.

With prices starting from £689 for 25 learners, the service offers access for staff and volunteers for one year and consists of over 52 essential courses, including: Child Protection, Safeguarding Young People, Health and Safety, First Aid, Equality and Diversity, Food Hygiene and a whole host of other useful courses to equip staff to meet the needs of children and young people.

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    Training courses

    Specifically tailored for Children’s and Young People’s Alternative Provision, our new multiple-course package will not only meet your mandatory and refresher training needs but it also provides a robust reporting facility for you to evidence to Local Authorities and Inspectors.

    The service offers access for staff and volunteers for one year and consists of over 50 key courses:

    Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

    Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

    This course, which maps to Part 5 of KCSIE, is written for those who work with children aged up to 18 years.

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    Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

    Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

    Produced in partnership with Winston’s Wish, the UK’s first childhood bereavement charity, this course will help you understand what needs to be in place to support everyone involved with a bereavement in a school or college.

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    Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

    This two-module course will help you to:

    • Understand what sexual violence and sexual harassment are
    • Understand the relevant law and statutory guidance
    • Responding to Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children
    • Offer Support and Providing a Safe Environment

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    Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

    The course covers:

    • the effects of grief on a child or young person
    • how a death may impact school life, and how information about the death should be shared with pupils and staff
    • how to manage potentially difficult topics and avoid unnecessarily painful comments when communicating with a bereaved pupil or student
    • how to communicate with children and young people about tragic events in the media
    • the factors relating to how children or young people will respond to a death
    • how to ensure the bereaved pupil or student’s needs are respected and supported by all staff who come into contact with them
    • what should be included in a bereavement policy and the guidance staff need to support everyone during a potentially difficult time
    • when to seek further help and support on bereavement for children or young people, their families or even staff members within the school.

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    Child Protection Course

    Child Protection Course

    Child Protection, endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives, is written to provide a basic awareness of child protection and introduces the fundamentals for anyone whose paid or unpaid work or leisure activity brings them into contact with children and young people.

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food.

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    Child Protection Course

    This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
    • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
    • processes for reporting abuse
    • the child protection system
    • good practice guidelines.

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
    • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
    • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
    • effective hygiene
    • the importance of storage
    • HACCP and the law

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course is aimed at employees who undertake additional fire safety roles and responsibilities in the form of fire marshals or fire wardens as part of their daily duties.

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    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    This course will provide a thorough guide to help those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place, or signs that it will take place.

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course covers:

    • the importance of effective fire safety procedures
    • the legal position and the requirement for effective safety management systems that demonstrate statutory compliance
    • what should be included in a fire policy and procedure
    • the systems required to ensure the safety of vulnerable people such as employees or visitors with disabilities

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    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    This course covers:

    • Understand what the law states regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty
    • Learn the prevalence, consequences and different types of FGM
    • Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place, or signs that a girl is at risk
    • Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.
    • Understand the importance of working together

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    First Aid Essentials

    First Aid Essentials

    First Aid Essentials, produced with West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, aims to give the confidence needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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    Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

    Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

    Peer-on-peer abuse is any form of physical, sexual, emotional, financial, and/or coercive control exercised between children and young people; this includes intimate and non-intimate relationships.

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    First Aid Essentials

    This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • providing basic life support
    • how to react in life threatening situations
    • how to deal with someone who is choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction
    • what to do if somebody has a broken bone or experienced a burn
    • how to handle day-to-day incidents such as nose bleeds, insect bites, stings, sprains and strains and sunburn

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    Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

    The purpose of this course is to help you:

    • understand what peer-on-peer abuse is
    • understand the different types of peer-on-peer abuse
    • understand who peer-on-peer abuse may affect and what external influences there are
    • be aware of the prevalence of peer-on-peer abuse
    • understand social norms and peer pressure
    • recognise early signs that might indicate abuse
    • know what action to take if you know or suspect that a young person is experiencing abuse
    • implement preventative strategies within school or college.

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    Safer Recruitment

    Safer Recruitment

    This course on safer recruitment looks at what you need to do to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults from unsuitable people who might apply to join your organisation.

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    Online Safety

    Online Safety

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand how technology is changing, the nature of children and young people’s online world, and the risk and protective factors when going online. The course has a wide range of practical advice on what can be done by you as an individual and by any organisation you work for. The course was written in partnership with Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

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    Safer Recruitment

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the four key stages of the recruitment process
    • pre-recruitment planning and what must be in place before you advertise your post
    • rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
    • obtaining the correct checks and references, including what's required from a DBS check
    • post-recruitment activities, including observation and supervision.

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    Online Safety

    This two-module course will help you to understand the following:

    • Understanding Online Safety
      • Violent and extreme content
      • Potential risk factors
      • Types of content
      • How children can make and receive contact online
      • Conduct (e.g. Sexting, Online reputaton)
      • The law and statutory guidance

    • Developing a Safe Online Culture
      • Positive conversations
      • Reporting
      • Promoting good practice
      • Scenario (Short-term & long-term actions)
      • Further support available

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    The Prevent Duty

    The Prevent Duty

    This course is designed to build your understanding of extremism and radicalisation, how people may be drawn into terrorism and what you should do if you have a concern. Meets national Police-approved standards.

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    Substance Misuse Risks

    Substance Misuse Risks

    This course covers the issues surrounding substance misuse risks among children and young people, practical advice on the action to take to help and provide support.

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    The Prevent Duty

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what Prevent is
    • what extremism and radicalisation are
    • who may be vulnerable
    • how people may be drawn into terrorism
    • how messages are spread
    • reporting concerns.

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    Substance Misuse Risks

    By the end of this course you will:

    1. have a greater awareness of what substance misuse is and its prevalence
    2. understand the categories of drugs and their effects
    3. know more about the law and consequences
    4. have an increased understanding of why young people use drugs and alcohol
    5. recognise the early signs of drug or alcohol use that might indicate a concern
    6. understand the impact that substance misuse has on a family
    7. know how to take action if you know or suspect that a child or young person is using drugs or alcohol.

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    Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

    Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

    This course looks at mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people, highlighting some signs and symptoms, along with myths and the stigma associated with mental health issues.

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    Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

    Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

    This course is aimed at those who work within any educational establishment.

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    Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

    After completing this course you will:

    1. Understand what mental health is in the context of the mental health continuum.
    2. Be able to identify some common issues faced by young people with regard to mental health.
    3. Recognise some of the signs and symptoms that indicate mental health issues in young people.
    4. Understand key risk factors that make some young people vulnerable to mental health issues.
    5. Learn about protective factors that build resilience in young people and some of the myths and stigma surrounding mental health issues.
    6. Pick up practical advice to help you support young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

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    Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

    This course covers:

    1. The legal position and who enforces health and safety law in the UK.
    2. Health and Safety policies and procedures.
    3. Risk assessments - including the HSE’s 5-step process for undertaking them.
    4. The importance of communication, co-operation, co-ordination and consultation in your organisation.
    5. Statutory inspection, maintenance and monitoring of systems and equipment.
    6. Specific health and safety considerations including fire/emergency procedures, first aid, display screen equipment, working at height, manual handling, hazardous substances, electricity, welfare, asbestos, water hygiene and lone working.

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    Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

    Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

    This specific course is aimed at Senior leadership teams who are looking to set up Health and Safety Executive compliant systems policies and procedures for their staff.

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    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety, written by expert authors and accredited by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, provides the fundamental information needed to protect any premises against fire.

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    Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

    This course covers: 

    • Recent health and safety statistics.
    • Statutory compliance - the legal framework and who enforces health and safety law in the UK.
    • Leadership and governance arrangements for managing health and safety, using the Plan, Do, Check, Act process.
    • Policies and procedures.
    • Performance management and monitoring to ensure systems remain effective and highlight gaps in performance.
    • The importance of staff training to embed a health and safety culture.
    • Risk assessments including the HSE’s 5-step process.

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    Fire Safety

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the importance of fire safety training including legislation
    • the nature of the fire
    • fire hazards
    • what to do in the event of a fire
    • how to use a fire extinguisher

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    Preventing Bullying

    Preventing Bullying

    The purpose of the course is to help you understand, recognise and prevent bullying behaviour.

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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The term modern slavery acknowledges the fact that millions of people are still held in conditions of slavery and servitude globally – including in the UK. Written in partnership with the Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this issue.

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    Preventing Bullying

    At the end of the course, learners will:

    • Understand what bullying is, including the five components of bullying behaviour
    • Identify who may be affected by bullying, as there are some groups of people who are likely to be more affected than others
    • Understand the role technology can play in bullying behaviour (cyberbullying)
    • Be able to recognise a child who may be being bullied and understand the damaging physical and emotional effects
    • Be able to put actions in place to tackle bullying in their organisation or setting
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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • What modern slavery and trafficking are
    • Different types of trafficking
    • Who trafficking affects
    • The Modern Slavery Act 2015
    • Internal trafficking and county lines
    • How to spot the signs of trafficking
    • How to report concerns about a trafficked child or adult

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    Safeguarding Young People

    Safeguarding Young People

    Safeguarding Young People, endorsed by established youth organisations, provides the key information needed to help raise your awareness of young people who may be vulnerable because of their age, relative inexperience, past abusive experiences or current circumstances.

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    Serious Youth Violence

    Serious Youth Violence

    The impact serious youth violence has on individuals and the community is significant. Written in partnership with The Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this major issue.

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    Safeguarding Young People

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    •  Identify who may be vulnerable.
    • Recognise the signs and indicators of abuse.
    • Understand what to do if a young person confides abuse to you.
    • Learn about recording and reporting procedures.
    • Recognise good practice guidelines.

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    Serious Youth Violence

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • what is meant by the terms 'serious youth violence'
    • how serious youth violence impacts upon communties
    • what we already know about serious youth violence
    • the vulnerabilities and risk factors that can lead to criminal exploitation
    • the process of recruitment and the four main stages; targeting, experience, hooked and trapped
    • child criminal exploitation, county lines and their definitions
    • what a gang is and the terminologies such as 'gang', 'youth group' and 'serious organised crime group'
    • further information on 'Organised Crime Groups' (OCG) and 'Serious Organised Crime Groups' (SOCG)
    • details on a report from the Children's Commissioner
      • it is estimated there are 27,000 children in England who self-identify as being gang members
      • tens of thousands more are said to be on the periphery
    • current statistics published by The Office of National Statistics
    • the reasons why young people say they carry weapons and the different criminal offences associated
    • contextual safeguarding and the importance of early intervention
    • signs and behaviours to look out for and case studies
    • next steps to take

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    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    Every day children and young people experience domestic abuse at home and can suffer a wide range of severe and long-lasting effects. The purpose of the course is to raise your awareness of children and young people who may be experiencing domestic abuse. Written in partnership with SafeLives, a national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse.

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    Child Exploitation

    Child Exploitation

    Child exploitation refers to a child or young person being used for someone else’s gain. Child exploitation is a form of abuse which can involve sexual, abusive or manipulative behaviour. The course is produced in partnership with NWG Network, a charitable organisation made up of thousands of practitioners. They offer support, advice and training and raise awareness of child exploitation.

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    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • What domestic abuse is and what forms it can take
    • What controlling and coercive behaviour is
    • The prevalence of domestic abuse
    • They key risk factors to be aware of
    • Some of the trigger events that can lead to violence
    • The impact domestic violence can have
    • What protective factors there are
    • What to do when you suspect a child or young person is witnessing and/or experiencing domestic abuse
    • What support, help and advice is available

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    Child Exploitation

    This course covers:

    • Models & forms of exploitation that a child or young person may be subjected to
    • A scenario exploring an example case of exploitation
    • Physical and psychological signs of exploitation
    • Factors that can increase a person's vulnerability
    • Short & long-term effects of exploitation and its impact on family members
    • Barriers to disclosure
    • What to do if you are worried about a child

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    Raising Awareness of Asbestos

    Raising Awareness of Asbestos

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand what asbestos is, where it was used and the reasons why. It also covers asbestos regulation and good management for when asbestos is present.

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand what adverse childhood experiences are and how they may affect children growing up. Using statistical evidence, the course also highlights the potential impact that ACEs can have in adulthood. Not everyone who has been exposed to ACEs will have negative outcomes, but understanding ACEs will help support the work and relationships you have with children.

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    Raising Awareness of Asbestos

    This course covers:

    • What asbestos is, its characteristics and where it is liekly to be found
    • A look at the three main types of asbestos
    • Common uses for asbestos
    • When and why asbestos is a problem
    • Useful statistics on asbestos from the Health and Safety Executive
    • What the Control of Asbestos Regulations say
    • The responsibilities of those in control or premises
    • Details on what not to do when asbestos is present
    • A look at property management and a useful checklist for managing anything asbestos-related

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    The purpose of the course is to help you:

    • understand what ACEs are & the two main categories
    • understand trauma including the concept of 'Fight, Flight or Freeze' mode
    • understand the term toxic stress and its effects on the developing brains of children and adolescents
    • understand attachment theory and the differences between secure and insecure attachment in children
    • be aware of the potential negative impact (supported by statistics) that being exposed to ACEs
    • understand what the protective factors are
    • understand what children and young people who experience trauma need to enable them to cope
    • improve your listening skills to help you understand the child’s perspective and offer them appropriate support
    • understand resilience and how working with parents can help a child become more resilient
    • understand what you can do to help break the cycle of ACEs when working with children and families.

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    Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

    Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

    Loneliness can affect anyone from any background at any time of their life. It is often associated with the elderly, but children and young people also become lonely and isolated. This course is written in partnership with The Children’s Society, a national charity that works with the country’s most vulnerable children and young people. It will help you to understand what is meant by loneliness, the triggers for loneliness and how it can affect children or young people. Also included are ideas for helping children and young people overcome loneliness and where to go for further support.

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    Harmful Sexual Behaviours

    Harmful Sexual Behaviours

    Professionals can feel anxious about discussing the topic of sexual behaviour in children and young people. This course will help to increase your confidence in distinguishing between healthy and harmful sexual behaviour. It gives an overview of how to respond to demonstrations of harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people, and shows that a whole school or college approach encourages healthy relationships and helps to prevent harmful sexual behaviour. The course is written in partnership with Brook, a leading charity in providing wellbeing and sexual health support to professionals and young people, and includes a link to the Brook Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool.

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    Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

    This one module course delivers two CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • The key transitional times
    • What does loneliness mean?
    • Vulnerable groups
    • The effects of loneliness
    • Overcoming loneliness
    • Support & reflective summary
    • Triggers for loneliness
    • What we know about loneliness

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      Harmful Sexual Behaviours

      This course comprehensively covers:

      • Healthy sexual development
      • Harmful sexual behaviour
      • Prevalence and who is affected by harmful sexual behaviour
      • Types of harmful sexual behaviours
      • What is consent?
      • Peer-on-peer sexual abuse in schools
      • Recognising harmful sexual behaviour
      • Case studies
      • Why might a child exhibit harmful sexual behaviour?
      • Managing harmful sexual behaviour
      • The role of relationships and sex education (RSE)
      • Support and signposting

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      Reflective Safeguarding Practice for Schools

      Reflective Safeguarding Practice for Schools

      Reflective practice allows you to recognise and reflect on your experiences in order to learn from them and improve the way you work. This course uses scenarios for you to reflect on, thinking about actions that fit the policies for your own school. It will also encourage you to consider the safeguarding and child protection support services available.

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      Raising Awareness of Legionella

      Raising Awareness of Legionella

      This course raises awareness of the illnesses caused by the legionella bacteria, such as Legionnaires’ disease. If you have a responsibility for maintaining premises, it is your duty to understand and manage legionella risks. The course also covers how and why the bacteria can become dangerous and helps you to understand your responsibilities by looking at the risks and how to manage them.

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      Reflective Safeguarding Practice for Schools

      Raising Awareness of Legionella

      This course raises awareness of the illnesses caused by the legionella bacteria, such as Legionnaires’ disease. If you have a responsibility for maintaining premises, it is your duty to understand and manage legionella risks. The course also covers how and why the bacteria can become dangerous and helps you to understand your responsibilities by looking at the risks and how to manage them.

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      Looked After Children

      Looked After Children

      Written in partnership with The Children’s Society, this course will help you to understand more about looked after children. It explains who they are, their needs and their rights in law. You will learn about the negative impact of being a looked after child and the positive difference that you can make. The course includes suggestions for supporting looked after children both in and out of school.

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      Tackling Obesity

      Tackling Obesity

      Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. This course explores the reality of the issue by looking at the causes, the risks, and the cost to individuals and society. You will learn about the strategic approach taken by government and schools, and how you can support the children and young people with whom you work to prevent and tackle obesity.

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      Looked After Children

      Written in partnership with The Children’s Society, this course will help you to understand more about looked after children. It explains who they are, their needs and their rights in law. You will learn about the negative impact of being a looked after child and the positive difference that you can make. The course includes suggestions for supporting looked after children both in and out of school.

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      Tackling Obesity

      Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. This course explores the reality of the issue by looking at the causes, the risks, and the cost to individuals and society. You will learn about the strategic approach taken by government and schools, and how you can support the children and young people with whom you work to prevent and tackle obesity.

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      Wellbeing for Children with EAL

      Wellbeing for Children with EAL

      The aim of the course is to increase your awareness of the needs of children with EAL (English as an Additional Language). It focuses on safeguarding and wellbeing and gives suggestions on providing an inclusive environment for all children and young people.

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      Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

      Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

      Bullying does not only affect children and young people; it can also be a very real concern in the workplace. The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the issue by including scenarios to show the impact of bullying and harassment on individuals and organisations. It gives practical suggestions for creating a friendly and inclusive workplace where bullying and harassment are not tolerated.

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      Wellbeing for Children with EAL

      The aim of the course is to increase your awareness of the needs of children with EAL (English as an Additional Language). It focuses on safeguarding and wellbeing and gives suggestions on providing an inclusive environment for all children and young people.

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      Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

      This one module course delivers one CPD credit and comprehensively covers:

      • What is bullying?
      • The law relating to bullying and harassment
      • The impact of bullying and harassment
      • Types of bullying
      • Signs of bullying and harassment
      • Addressing bullying and harassment
      • Where to go for advice and support

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      Effective Health and Safety for Children with SEND and ASN Online Course

      Effective Health and Safety for Children with SEND and ASN Online Course

      All children and young people have a right to education, regardless of any special educational needs or disability (SEND) or additional support needs (ASN). This course will help you to understand your legal obligations regarding the health and safety of those with SEND and ASN.

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      Digital Resilience Online Course

      Digital Resilience Online Course

      Why is it important to know about digital resilience? Children and young people’s use of the internet has undergone rapid expansion with growing use of social media and increased use of mobile technologies. Smartphone and tablet ownership has risen sharply and young people have greater autonomy than ever before to explore their own online world, bringing both opportunities and risks.

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      Effective Health and Safety for Children with SEND and ASN Online Course

      This course comprehensively covers:

      • Legislation and guidance
      • Managing risk
      • Reasonable adjustments
      • Moving and handling
      • Other considerations
      • Emergency procedures

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      Digital Resilience Online Course

      This one module course delivers two CPD credits and comprehensively covers:

      • the digital world
      • opportunities for children & young people
      • vulnerability
      • online risk
      • emotional wellbeing
      • what is resilience?
      • helping children and young people in the digital world
      • young people's views
      • expert recommendations

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      Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

      Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

      According to the National Crime Agency, fraud is the most commonly experienced crime in the UK. The impact isn’t simply a financial cost for big organisations; fraud has devastating physical, psychological and social effects on individuals, families and communities. By finding out more about fraud, bribery and corruption, you can help to reduce them, and keep yourself and your organisation safe.

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      Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      Fraud and cyber-crime are the country’s most common offences and the biggest threat to national security. Many organisations become victims of cyber-crime because of human error, just not thinking or people not following the correct protocol. This course will help you understand the best practice to minimise the risk of a cyber-attack.

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      Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

      Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

      This one-module, CPD-acredited course covers:

      • What fraud, bribery and corruption are, and what form they can take
      • Being aware of the increased risk factors in organisations and industries
      • Examples of common types of fraudulent activities
      • The prevention and detection measures everyone must take
      • How to report a suspected fraud
      • Scenario examples of fraud, bribery and corruption
      • Further information on the organisations you can contact for help and advice

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      Cyber Security

      Cyber Security

      This one-module, CPD-acredited course covers:

      • Risk in the online world
      • Understanding what a cyber attack is
      • Understanding what information needs protection
      • The effects of cyber-crime
      • Understanding the types of cyber-attack
      • Understanding the cyber security policies your organisation should have in place
      • The steps you can take to minimise the risk of a cyber-attack
      • Guidance on the detection and reporting of cyber-crime
      • Information on the support available

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      Understanding Anxiety

      Understanding Anxiety

      The purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing anxiety.

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      Understanding Low Mood and Depression

      Understanding Low Mood and Depression

      The purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing low mood or depression.

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      Understanding Anxiety

      Understanding Anxiety

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers important aspects of anxiety such as:

      • the types of anxiety and common causes
      • symptoms which a young person may experience both physically and psychologically
      • the typical signs of anxiety to look out for in a child or young person
      • the common triggers for anxiety
      • panic attacks and the typical symptoms people may experience and exercises on how to reduce them
      • why someone may be suffering from anxiety and suggested self-help methods
      • other support methods you can offer someone suffering from anxiety
      • further support on anxiety (e.g. services and helplines available)

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      Understanding Low Mood and Depression

      Understanding Low Mood and Depression

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers important aspects of low mood and depression such as:

      • the difference between low mood and depression
      • the main causes and indicators of low mood and depression
      • the signs and symptoms of low mood and depression
      • specific types of depression and the conditions of events related to them
      • ways in which you can help and support people dealing with low mood and depression
      • support available for people dealing with low mood and depression
      • ways to communicate with people suffering from low mood and depression
      • further help and support available (e.g. helplines and urgent support services)

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      Understanding Self-Harm

      Understanding Self-Harm

      The purpose of this course is to help you understand what self-harm is, why someone self-harms and how to support the individual.

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      Understanding Asthma

      Understanding Asthma

      This course covers what asthma is, information on symptoms and the different treatments available including procedures for emergency medication. Course developed in partnership with SAPHNA.

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      Understanding Self-Harm

      Understanding Self-Harm

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers important aspects of self-harm such as:

      • what self-harm is and why people self-harm
      • common triggers
      • different types of self-harm
      • indicators that someone may be self-harming
      • the support in place to help someone who is self-harming
      • ways of accessing support for someone who is self-harming
      • further support on self-harm (e.g. services and helplines)

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      Understanding Asthma

      Understanding Asthma

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

      • what asthma is and the number of ways the airways react when someone is having an asthma attack
      • information on the symptoms of an asthma attack
      • information on common triggers
      • a look at different treatments for asthma
      • information on the two main types of inhaler
      • a helpful video that demonstrates the use of inhalers
      • important information on first aid treatments
      • emergency procedures
      • specific information for schools

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      Understanding Epilepsy

      Understanding Epilepsy

      This course will help you to understand epilepsy, a lifelong condition that affects around 600,000 people in the UK. Course developed in partnership with SAPHNA.

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      Understanding Anaphylaxis

      Understanding Anaphylaxis

      This course looks at what anaphylaxis is and possible signs and symptoms of someone suffering from an anaphylactic reaction. Course developed in partnership with SAPHNA.

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      Understanding Epilepsy

      Understanding Epilepsy

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

      • what eilepsy is and how it affects the electrical activity in the brain
      • details on what eplipetic seizures are and their different types
      • information on common triggers
      • useful list of drugs and medications availabke to help control seizures
      • information on other treatments for epilepsy
      • information on first aid treatment to help reduce the risks during a seizure
      • emergency procedures

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      Understanding Anaphylaxis

      Understanding Anaphylaxis

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

      • what anaphylaxis is, along with common causes
      • possible signs and symptoms of someone suffering with anaphylaxis
      • a look at different treatments for anaphylaxis
      • information on dealing with anaphylaxis
      • how to reduce the risk of anaphylaxis
      • information on alternative medication
      • emergency procedures

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      Autism Awareness

      Autism Awareness

      This course provides an overview of Autism for those that work with children and young people in education. It covers what autism is, its prevalence and causes, how it is diagnosed and the implications for pupil learning.

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      ADHD Awareness

      ADHD Awareness

      This course provides an overview of ADHD for those that work with children and young people in education.

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      Autism Awareness

      After completing this course you will:

      1. understand what autism is
      2. know the terminology used to describe autism
      3. learn about the prevalence of autism
      4. understand how autism is diagnosed
      5. be able to identify the indicators that may suggest the presence of autism
      6. recognise the ways that autism can affect learning
      7. understand how to report concerns about autism
      8. have learnt tips for an autism-friendly approach in classroom environments.

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      ADHD Awareness

      By the end of this course you will:

      1. know what ADHD is
      2. be able to recognise the cause, prevalence and symptoms of ADHD
      3. understand how ADHD is treated
      4. be aware of how to report concerns about ADHD
      5. know how ADHD can affect learning
      6. learn practical tips to support those with ADHD

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      Dyslexia Awareness

      Dyslexia Awareness

      This one module interactive course is for anyone who works with children and young people in education settings.

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      Working with Display Screen Equipment

      Working with Display Screen Equipment

      Display screen equipment (DSE) is common throughout the workplace. Regulations apply to those who work with DSE as a significant part of their normal work. We trust that you will find the information in this course useful in your work and daily life.

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      Dyslexia Awareness

      This one module interactive course is for anyone who works with children and young people in education settings.

      It aims to improve your understanding and approach to young people with dyslexia in a classroom environment.

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      Working with Display Screen Equipment

      This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

      • what display screen equipment is and the risks in using it improperly
      • your employer’s duties under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
      • what you should do to ensure your health and safety when using display screen equipment

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      Extremism and Radicalisation

      Extremism and Radicalisation

      This one module interactive course is for anyone who works with children and young people in education settings. It aims to improve your understanding and approach to extremism and radicalisation, which is an evolving and increasingly pervasive issue facing schools. The course outlines key definitions and specific issues about the radicalisation of young people, including warning signs, risk factors, protective factors, and grooming. It also includes guidance on distinguishing hate speech from acceptable speech, including on school grounds, as well as providing information about online hate speech, both on mainstream social media and via less traditional channels. Scenarios throughout aid understanding and embed learning. Towards the end, this course also provides insights into promoting good general practice in your own school, and covers key support and signposting, the Prevent duty, and other practical online safety and media literacy measures that could be implemented.

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      Child Protection Refresher 2021

      Child Protection Refresher 2021

      Abuse and neglect are extremely serious and those working with children and young people must understand the signs and know what to do if they are concerned. This course will equip you to understand the definitions and signs of abuse, and how to respond to and report abuse. In addition, it outlines good practice and recent changes in child protection legislation, statutory guidance, and government advice for the four nations of the United Kingdom. The course also offers an optional questionnaire on Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). This course is endorsed by experts at Kidscape and Family Lives.

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      Extremism and Radicalisation

      This one module interactive course is for anyone who works with children and young people in education settings.

      It aims to improve your understanding and approach to extremism and radicalisation, which is an evolving and increasingly pervasive issue facing schools.

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      Child Protection Refresher 2021

      The content is divided into three concise learning modules that cover:

      • Back to basics
      • Dealing with disclosures
      • The changing face of safeguarding

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