Free E-learning Courses
These courses, from a variety of providers, aim to provide practitioners with a basic awareness of the issue concerned. Some require an account to be created. Most provide a certificate on successful completion.
City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership does not host, endorse or have any responsibility for these external courses.
|ICONBabies cry you can cope||ICON/York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||*NEW* Training for Professionals - the ICON messageThis training is designed to equip you with the knowledge, information and skills that you will need to discuss ICON: ‘Babies cry, you can cope’ with parents and carers.The training will help you to:
|PAMICImpact of Parental /Carer Mental Ill Health on ChildrenLink to the PAMIC tool||Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust||*NEW* PAMIC tool This 30 minute training video has the following aims:
|Domestic Abuse||IDAS||Domestic Abuse Basic Awareness trainingThis beginners training course is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults and children or young people, to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding domestic abuse.|
|Sexual Violence (Adults)||IDAS||Sexual Violence Basic Awareness trainingThis beginners training course is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding rape and sexual violence.|
|MAPPA||Probation Service||It will support those who attend Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) meetings and anyone who works with violent or sexual offenders to raise individual awareness of Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements, practice guidance and policy. It aims to help professionals consider the appropriateness of MAPPA in assisting the management of those risks posed by an individual to the public, known adult, children, staff and prisoners|
|Animal welfare in violent homes||Virtual College||This course has been developed as a result of significant research findings, which show that “When animals are abused, people are at risk; when people are abused, animals are at risk.”This free safeguarding course has been designed to help frontline staff understand the link between family abuse and animal abuse, and is aimed at all professionals who have a responsibility to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults at risk.|
|Relationships and Sex||Brook||A range of e-learning courses on topics about relationships and sex including consent|
|Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)||Home Office||This course is useful for anyone who is interested in gaining an overview of FGM, particularly frontline staff in healthcare, police, border force and children’s social care.|
|Forced Marriage Awareness||HM Gov||This online course has been developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign Office and aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk. This course is aimed at all professionals who have a responsibility to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults at risk and is aimed specifically at child protection services, health professionals, education professionals, police officers, children’s social care, adult social care and housing authorities.|
|Child trafficking||ECPAT||This is a free resource which is appropriate for all professionals who may work with children who may have been trafficked. This course provides you with an awareness of the main issues around victim identification and what steps to take to provide support to a child victim of trafficking.|
|Human trafficking||Salvation Army||Introduction to Human Trafficking Awareness This course is designed to improve your awareness of human trafficking, the causes of it, and the effects it has on victim's lives.|
|Modern Slavery||E-learning for Healthcare
||This online resource provides an overview of the issue of modern slavery. It is aimed at helping all healthcare staff recognise the signs that someone has been trafficked, and to take appropriate action with confidence.
|PREVENT||Home Office||This offers an introduction to the Prevent duty, and explains how it aims to safeguard vulnerable people from being radicalised to supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves.|
|PREVENT Referrals||Home Office||This package builds on the Prevent awareness eLearning training. It is designed to make sure that when we share a concern that a vulnerable individual may be being radicalised, that the referral is robust, informed and with good intention, and that the response to that concern is considered, and proportionate.|
|CHANNEL Awareness||Home Office||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.|
|Children's Mental Health||Mind-Ed||A very comprehensive website of online learning packages. There is a universal suite of courses as well as learning paths aimed at those targeted at professionals in education, health, social care and child minders.Topics include self harm, digital risk, learning disabilities amongst many others.|
|Suicide Prevention||Zero Suicide Alliance|| This includes Gateway and Advanced training.Gateway: An introduction to suicide prevention.
In just 10 minutes, you could learn life-saving skills.Advanced:A more in depth suicide prevention training session which aims to give you the life-saving skills and confidence to help someone who may be considering suicide.
|Anti-Bullying||Anti-Bullying Alliance||This is a suite of training for anyone that works with children and young people. The programme was particularly developed to reduce levels of bullying of disabled children and those with special educational needs (SEN) but applies to all children. It also includes cyberbullying.|
|Child Sexual Exploitation||PACE||This 20/30 minute e-learning course is for parents and professionals who work alongside children and young people:
|Disability||Disability Matters||Disability Matters is a free e-learning resource for the UK workforce.It consists of three programmes:
|Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)||Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner West Midlands||Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Early Trauma online training for practitioners, professionals and volunteers who work with children, young people and families.|