Digital Resilience Online Course

Written in partnership with YoungMinds

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.

Max. Duration 2 Hours

CPD Credits 2

Audience Education

£18.50 excl. VAT

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What the course covers

  • The digital world
  • Opportunities
  • Vulnerability
  • Helping children & young people in the digital world
  • Expert recommendations
  • Online risk
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • What is resilience?
  • Young people's views

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The digital world

How children and young people use the internet to shape their digital world.

Opportunities

How aspects of the internet offer opportunities to children and young people, eg information, advice, support, self-expression and community.

    Vulnerability

    Who is more vulnerable to online risk, and why? Is online vulnerability predictable?

    Online risk

    The types of online risk, including cyberbullying, online grooming, sexting, self-harm and suicide contagion, exposure to pornography, and excessive screen time.

    Emotional wellbeing

    How social media affects the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people, with examples.

    What is resilience?

    Building overall resilience in the child, the family and the community. Added factors for digital resilience.

    Helping children & young people in the digital world

    Questions to ask about use of technology.

    - What to avoid
    - What to try instead
    - Good practice for schools


    Young people's views

    What young people find useful to build their resilience. What young people would like parents and professionals to know and do. 


    Expert recommendations

    How social media platforms and other organisations should take responsibility for digital resilience. Suggestions by experts including YoungMinds and the Royal Society for Public Health.

    Our courses are delivered online and include a module with learning content and an accompanying questionnaire. Watch our video to find out more.

    We are very proud of the quality of our courses and work with a wide range of subject experts who play a key role in contributing to, reviewing and endorsing our training. This ensures our courses are always accurate, up-to-date and of the highest quality. We also work with a number of key membership organisations who offer discounts to their members.

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    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 five module course delivers five CPD hours and 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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      Reflective Safeguarding Practice for Schools

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