Learning and Development

Safeguarding training

All practitioners and volunteers working with children, young people and their families and carers should keep up to date with relevant safeguarding training.  Click on the links below to find details of safeguarding children training available in York.



City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership (CYSCP) Training and E-learning 

Which training is right for my role?

This document provides an overview of the CYSCP training courses and which training is appropriate for different staff groups


Multi-agency training

Details of CYSCP's multi-agency training courses including how to book a place.



Details of CYSCP's City of York Safeguarding Children Awareness e-learning course.


Child Death Review training

Details of Child Death Review training available to York practitioners.


Training, Learning and Development Strategy

Our strategy sets out how CYSCP delivers and evaluates training and learning.


Safeguarding training from local partners

Early Help (including Family Early Help Assessment) training


Building relationships with families and preparing for difficult conversations

10th November 2020 10.00-12.30 or 14.30-17.00

The Whole Family - listening to everyone

11th November 2020 10.00-12.30 or 14.30-17.00

Recognising Vulnerability and your role in supporting children, young people and families

13th November 2020 10.00-12.00 or 13.30-15.30

New date Using the FEHA (Family Early Help Assessment) Tool - How to be an effective lead practitioner

25th November 2020, 10am – 12.30pm 

All sessions will take place on Zoom.  Full details are on MyLO including course outlines, Zoom guidance and pre-course reading and requirements.

To book go to https://york.learningpool.com and search for the course title. Click ‘sign up’ next to the session you require.  If you don’t already have a MyLO account please register following the instructions on the right hand side of the login screen.


Suicide Prevention - Virtual Classroom training

This workshop is a 2.5 hour virtual learning experience delivered via Zoom. It aims to equip delegates with the skills to identify those who might be at risk of suicide and direct them towards safety via national and local intervention resources.  The workshop is free and delivered by a fully qualified, mental-health training professional.  The course includes the following elements and more:

  • Attitudes towards suicide
  • Spotting the signs
  • How to ask about suicide
  • Having the conversation
  • Turning people towards safety
  • Signposting to further help
  • Looking after you

This course is available to book via MyLO with dates up to December 2020.  To access this login into MyLO and search for the course title and book a place on a date.  If you do not already have a MyLO login please select “Create new account” on the link and complete the form.

E-learning from other providers

E-learning from other providers

This is a list of free e-learning on safeguarding topics which are available from other providers. City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership does not host, endorse or have any responsibility for these external courses.