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Level 1 Child Protection Awareness


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Free - Online training course, to be completed at your workstation within a specific timeframe

Level 2 Child Protection Virtual Course

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17-Nov-20 FULL

01-Dec-20 FULL

19-Jan-21 FULL

02-Feb-21 FULL


2 sessions 0930-1200 & 1400-1600 - delegates need to attend am & pm session on the same day

£50 - through MS Teams

Identify actions needed to respond to concerns for the protection of children using the child protection procedures and Thresholds Guidance. Identify the key sources of legislation, government and local guidance that directly relate to the safeguarding of children and promoting of their welfare. State and understand agency roles and responsibilities in the safeguarding of children. Understand processes for sharing information and effective referrals. Have an increased understanding of what working together means and how agencies coordinating effectively can best achieve this. Up to date understanding of risk areas in the safeguarding arena i.e. Domestic Abuse, Neglect and Peer on Peer abuse and CSE.

Level 3 Child Protection Virtual Course

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18-Nov-20 FULL

02-Dec-20 FULL

09-Dec-20 FULL

20-Jan-21 FULL

28-Jan-21 FULL

03-Feb-21 FULL


2 sessions 0930-1200 & 1400-1600 - delegates need to attend am & pm session on the same day

£50 - through MS Teams

Examine professional roles and responsibilities when safeguarding children. Explore professional curiosity and skills for critical thinking and assessment of risk. Identify lessons from Serious Case Reviews. Explore thresholds of intervention. Identify emerging safeguarding themes.

Working with Resistant Families Virtual Course

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23-Feb-21 FULL 2 sessions 0930-1200 & 1400-1600 - delegates need to attend am & pm session on the same day

£50 - through MS Teams

Suitable for update training

Equip practitioners to understand the context and their responsibilities when working with hostile, resistant families and those who use disguised compliance.  Increase practitioner’s confidence working with challenging, uncooperative or reluctant parents and explores how to identify and respond to disguised compliance to ensure the best outcome for the child.

Level 2+ Child Protection for Childminders Click here to register through Virtual College 7 - 8 hours of online study & cost of £20 per course Childminders who haven’t previously completed a level 2 or a level 2+ Child Protection training should complete the Safeguarding Children level 2 and level 3 Virtual College training
Level 2+ Child Protection for Childminders Refresher Click here to register through Virtual College 7 - 8 hours of online study & cost of £20 per course Childminders who have already completed a Child Protection level 2 or level 2+ training should refresh their training by completing the Safeguarding Children, level 3, Virtual College training 

Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences 

Early Trauma Online Learning

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 50 Mins Free - Practitioners, professionals and volunteers who work with children, young people and their families. This course covers and Intro to ACE's, Brain Development in the Early Years, The Impact of Childhood adversity, Social Health & Community Impacts of ACE's Early trauma, Protective Factors and more. You will receive certificate if you get 90% on the knowledge check. 


Aim3 Awareness Virtual Course. Click here to register 3.5 hours Free - To promote understanding of the process to professionals to feel more confident in understanding sexual behaviour in children/young people.
Applying Social Work skills in practice  E-learning
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 7 Hours Free - Applying social work skills in practice.  In this free course, Applying social work skills in practice, you will explore the social work role in working with vulnerable and socially excluded individuals and groups. You will learn about risk and the assessment of need in social work practice, and explore the wider context of social work practice and responses to social work. You will also explore the application of relevant knowledge, skills and values in social work, and think about the place of research in supporting social work practice.
Attachment in the early years E-learning
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 6 Hours Free - Attachment in the early years. This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby was the first person to develop a theory about the significance of early attachments between caregivers and very young children. His work has stimulated a massive and very productive field of research with important implications for childcare. This OpenLearn course describes Bowlby's theory and the work that has built on it, illustrated with video recordings of the assessment of attachment in a laboratory setting and a talk by an eminent attachment researcher.


  • What is bullying? 
  • Bullying and the Law 
  • Bullying and SEN/disability 
  • 10 principles to reduce bullying
  • Preventing bullying
  • Responding to bullying
  • Cyberbullying (Online bullying)


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 30 - 45 Mins (Per Module) Free - As part of Anti-Bullying Alliance’s ‘All Together programme’ they have developed a suite of online 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 it applies to all children. 
Child Sexual Exploitation


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 1 Hour Free - Seen & Heard video-based 60-minute e-learning module, built around the real experiences and stories of young people, told in their own words. 
Child Sexual Exploitation


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 30 Mins Free - Pace (Parents against child sexual exploitation) and the Virtual College provide a free elearning training course called Keep them Safe which is a useful introduction to child sexual exploitation (CSE).  Parents and professionals
Children & Young People's Participation  E-learning
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12 Hours Free - Children and young people’s participation Listening to children is a first step in the participation agenda, which is reasonably well established. By contrast, enabling children to share in decision making lags some way behind. This free course, 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.

COVID-19: Adapting Child Protection Case Management


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 3 hours over 1 week Free - Get practical guidance on how to adapt child protection case management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dementia Awareness E-learning
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 N/A Free - This e-learning course aims to raise the awareness and skills of care staff who work with people with dementia. It aligns with Tier 1 of the National Dementia Training Standards Framework, which is a requirement for all staff working in social care. It will also allow you to collect evidence towards the relevant section of the Care Certificate. 
Disability Matters E-learning
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N/A Free - Disability Matters offers free online learning packages to enable organisations, workers and volunteers to develop the communication and problem-solving skills required to engage confidently with disabled children and young people. 
Exploring Learning disability: supporting belonging  E-learning
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24 Hours  Free - Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging. Do you have experience of learning disabilities? Perhaps you have been assessed as having a learning disability yourself, or have a friend or relative who has this label? Maybe you work with people with learning disabilities. Or perhaps it’s something you know little about, and want to know more. In this free course, Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging, you will hear from many different people about what it is like to have the label ‘learning disability’, and how it feels to support someone with a learning disability, as a family member, a friend, an advocate or a paid worker. These human stories will lead you into some of the complex moral, ethical and practical debates learning disability gives rise to.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


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N/A Free - The training aims to help a wide range of professionals to identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM. It is particularly useful for frontline staff in health, police, early year’s education and childcare, and children’s social care. 
Fire Safety in the Home for Home Carers and Housing Providers E-learning
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1 Hour  Free - London Fire Brigade have developed a training package aimed at care workers and housing providers to help identify key fire risks and hopefully prevent fires from starting in the first place. The course covers warning signs such as cigarette burns in carpets, or smoking whilst drinking alcohol that workers visiting families in their own homes may observe. Preventative measures such as fitting smoke alarms, the use of fire retardant bedding; and the importance of referring those at high risk to either adult or children’s social care.
Forced Marriage


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N/A Free - It aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform professionals of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.
Making Sense of Mental Health Problems E-learning
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 10 Hours Free - Making sense of mental health problems. Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making sense of mental health problems, you will learn about how key perspectives in the field have made sense of mental health problems. By directly relating key perspectives to a case study, you will reflect on how the medical perspective, psychological perspective and social need perspective come to make sense of mental ill-health.

Managing Allegations

Virtual Course

02 Feb 2021

3.5 Hours  Free - This course aims to assist learners in dealing effectively with allegations against staff and promoting safe working practice by staff, thereby reducing the risk of allegations of inappropriate conduct and harm to children. The training will equip practitioners to understand the context and their responsibilities when safeguarding children.
MASH/ACP Open Morning E-learning

04 Feb 2021 - FULL

04 Mar 2021 - FULL

01 Apr 2021 - FULL

06 May 2021

03 Jun 2021

01 Jul 2021

05 Aug 2021

02 Sept 2021

07 Oct 2021

04 Nov 2021

02 Dec 2021

  Free - Come and meet the teams - Learn more about who MASH are and how they operate!

Modern Slavery -Identifying and Supporting Victims of 


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 30 minutes

Free - This session will help frontline healthcare staff to identify victims of modern slavery and take appropriate action to address their health and safety needs.

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Modern Slavery - Border Force Stakeholders


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Free - Find out why combating modern slavery is important.

Further useful resource of information from UK Government can be found at:

Modern Slavery - Training for all First Responders


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Free - As a First Responder you are from an organisation authorised to refer potential victims of modern slavery into the National Referral Mechanism (NRM). Your role is to identify and refer potential victims of modern slavery into support, where appropriate. Doing so will often be challenging and you may have to deal with complex situations.

This programme provides guidance on how to spot the signs of modern slavery, and what to do when you come across a potential victim of modern slavery. This programme aims to give you confidence to follow procedures swiftly and with compassion.
Child Exploitation 

Virtual Course

3rd Dec 20 



Free - To understand the issues associated with the exploitation of children and explore their roles and responsibilities to safeguard children.

Suicide Prevention E-learning
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N/A Free - Aims to provide support for volunteers/health care professionals, enabling them to recognise early warning signs of suicide, support patients and their families, as well as offering additional health services in this time of need.  
Modern slavery E-learning
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15 Hours Free - Modern slavery, is designed to develop an understanding of the international system of human rights protection in relation to modern slavery, but also encourage an appreciation of the influence of International Human Rights Law on the development of the domestic system of human rights protection. 
Introduction to Personalisation E-learning
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N/A  Free - Aimed at social care professionals and people receiving social care support, this e-learning course explores personalisation. It will help you to understand personalisation and to explore what you can do to make personalisation happen. 
Parents as Partners E-learning
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16 Hours Free - Parents as partners. In this free course we look at the notion of parents as partners. We identify a cluster of reasons why partnership is considered important - for children, parents and practitioners - and give examples of ways in which it can be interpreted in practice. We also outline a conceptual framework to accommodate the possible range of parental involvement and partnership practice. 
Prevent awareness  E-learning
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N/A Free - Introduction to the Prevent duty, and explains how it aims to safeguard vulnerable people from being radicalised to supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves.
Channel Awareness  E-learning
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N/A Free - 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.
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults E-learning
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N/A Free - Our Safeguarding Free Elearning course will give you both the insight and the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard and protect adults in you support. The course has been designed to encourage your own personal development in an area that is essential in your Health & Social Care role. The curriculum in this programme will answer many questions for employers, employees and  service users / family members.
Safeguarding Adults: Level 3 Training E-learning
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 1 Hour - 3 x Weekly Free - Explore professional safeguarding approaches to protect adults at risk. You’ll build the skills to ensure people at risk of abuse and neglect receive the care and protection they need to stay safe and unharmed. You’ll explore safeguarding in a professional context and learn how to appropriately share information on safeguarding concerns in writing and in meetings. You’ll also reflect on the complexity of the role of supervision in safeguarding and learn ways to overcome safeguarding challenges. 
Self Harm & Risky Behaviour E-learning
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 N/A Free - The MindEd ‘Self-Harm and Risky Behaviour‘ online module is aimed at a universal audience and provides the background to self harm in children and teenagers, common associated conditions and the optimal approach to managing it in the community.
Self Neglect E-learning
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1/2 Hours 

£20pp - Anyone working with vulnerable adults needs to have an understanding of self-neglect and the complex issues that can impact a persons ability to make decisions.

This training will look at how to balance addressing the issue of self-neglect with an individual’s right to private life and health and how to make safe decisions.

Supporting Victims of Domestic Abuse E-learning
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 1 Hour - 3 x Weekly Free - Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence On this course, you will address the role of gender in domestic violence and learn to recognise the various forms of violence and abuse. You will reflect on the impact of domestic violence and understand your responsibilities as a health or social care worker. By completing this course, you will have gained the confidence to help support domestic violence victims and survivors.
Teaching Students who have suffered complex trauma E-learning
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1 Hour - 2 x Weekly  Free -Learn how to support students who have experienced complex trauma. Complex trauma affects the physical, emotional and social development of children and adolescents. In order to minimise harm, teachers and school leaders need to respond appropriately using trauma-informed practices and policies. In this course, you’ll get an introduction to what complex trauma is and how it affects young people’s development at school. You’ll understand the neuroscience behind the behaviours presented by students who have experienced complex trauma. You’ll learn how to apply trauma-informed strategies and policies that will minimise the risk to students and school staff.
Threshold Framework - Right Help at the Right Time 

10 Feb 2021 - FULL

10 Mar 2021

07 Apr 2021

13 May 2021

09 Jun 2021

07 Jul 2021

11 Aug 2021

09 Sept 2021

13 Oct 2021

10 Nov 2021

08 Dec 2021

2 hours via Eventbrite

Free - This online session will:

- Help you to understand the thresholds for taking action in response to different levels of need and give you practical support in applying them to scenarios drawn from real cases.

-  Give you the opportunity to work with colleagues from across the safeguarding partnership as you develop a common understanding of the different levels of need and risk.

- Consider how best to share concerns you might have for children you work with to ensure that they receive the right help at the right time.

-  Provide you with a better understanding of what to do if you disagree with another professional about the best way to meet a child’s needs and how to do this within the context of the SSP Escalation policy

Understanding Animal Welfare in Violent Homes E-learning
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1 Hour  Free - There is a link between animals being abused and children being abused.  When animals are abused, people are at risk; when people are abused animals are at risk. 
Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People


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3 Hours - 5 x Weekly  Free - Learn how to recognise and help with depression and low mood in young people.  Depression in teenagers can be long-lasting and have wide-ranging effects. Identifying such difficulties early on and offering appropriate support is key in bringing about positive change for young people. However parents and professionals are not always aware of key signs and symptoms of depression or what to do when teenagers are faced with such difficulties. This course will help you to recognise low mood and depression in teens, understand CBT – an evidence based treatment, discover practical techniques to help support young people and, access sources of further advice.
Understanding Mental Capacity E-learning
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24 Hours Free - Describes the principles and criteria underpinning the assessment of mental capacity and decision making in the UK. 
Young People's Well-being E-learning
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16 Hours  Free - Young people’s wellbeing. What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This free course, Young people's wellbeing, will examine the range of factors affecting young people's wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.