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E-learning courses – links may take you to external websites

  • New Modern Slavery E-Learning ModuleThe module focusses on child victims of modern slavery, the steps practitioners should take to safeguard victims, and the role of the NRM in these cases.The module includes content on:
    • Child-specific indicators of MS and why children are particularly vulnerable
    • Grooming and recruitment into exploitation
    • Child criminal exploitation
    • Child sexual exploitation
    • Section 45 defence
    • Safeguarding and making an NRM referrals
  • 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 information is designed to help healthcare staff in preventing, identifying and responding to child sexual exploitation
  • Domestic Abuse – a range of e-learning courses on domestic abuse
  • 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
  • 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.
  • ACT – Action Counter Terrorism e-learning -ACT Awareness e-Learning is a new counter terrorism awareness product designed for all UK based companies organisations – and now the general public.  Free to use, the course can be divided into short sections. However it takes just 45 minutes in total to complete – 45 minutes that could save lives. Cheshire West and Chester Council staff are asked to access this course via iLearn so that a record of completion is held.
  • 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
  • NewSuicide – 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
  • 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. This course will be deleted as part of a content review 05/09/2021
  • 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.