Online 'self-serve' Training

Leading and Managing People-Centred Change

Provided by Virtual College

for

Managers

This course takes place over 3 weeks and will focus on three periods each week; Preparing for Change, During Change and Sustaining Change. This course will provide a description of the role of leadership in organisational change and explain the ways to gain commitment from people during periods of change. This will enable those completing the training to identify the ways to sustain change through people and provides an approach to utilise that will enable change to be sustained.

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An Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences Online Learning

Provided by Home Office Early Intervention Fund

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families.

The course provides an introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences. The course will develop understanding of what Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs are, the brain science behind ACEs and attachment, the impact that childhood trauma and adversity can potentially have later in life, what appropriate responses to ACEs may be such as strengthening protective factors and resilience, and a brief introduction to the idea of trauma-informed practice. The course is designed to help practitioners understand how a using an ACEs or trauma lens can give context to the behaviours of vulnerable or potentially traumatised individuals and families.

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Forced Marriage (HM Government)

Provided by Home Office and Virtual College

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

This course provides an explanation of what Forced Marriage is, what the ‘Warning Signs’ are, and what the consequences of Forced Marriages are for children and young people. This course gives information about Forced Marriage and the relevant UK Legislation that applies to this, as well as providing advice and guidance for practitioners working with children and young people that may be at risk of Forced Marriage. This courses encourages you to reflect on your confidence as a practitioner in assessing and supporting those who are or have been forced to marry.

 

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Understanding Female Genital Mutilation

Provided y Home Office and Virtual College

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

This course provides an understanding of what FGM is, distinguishing the 4 types. It helps practitioners identify the health risks and consequences of FGM and the legal position in the UK against FGM. Undertaking this course will help practitioners to understand how and when FGM is carried out, who is at risk of FGM and the indicators and justifications for FGM. This online course will enable practitioners to understand their roles in preventing FGM and supporting the victims.

 

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Understanding Animal Welfare in Violent Homes

Provided by Virtual College

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

This course provides a basic understanding of what animal abuse is, how to spot the signs, as well as to understand the recognised link between family abuse and animal abuse, and understand what to do if you have suspicions of abuse. It 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.

 

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Positive Parenting after Separation

Provided by Future Learn

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

 

This course will cover parental relationships, ‘Healthy Parenting’ before and after a relationship separation and common issues in post-relationship parenting. This course gives practitioners advice for identifying how attachments between a child and their parent are formed and maintained, developmental needs of children, ‘Parental Modelling’ and family conflict. Practitioners will also learn practical techniques for parenting after separation and understand how to meet the needs of children affected by difficult separations and divorce.

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Keep Them Safe: Protecting Children from CSE

Provided by PACE

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

This course provides practitioners with an understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation and how it affects children. This course gives practical information on recognising the signs of CSE, the vulnerability factors of children and how to reduce the risk of CSE. This information can be shares with the parents and carers of children on how best to keep them safe from the risk of CSE

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Child Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

Provided by Home Office

for

Staff working directly with Children and Families

This course defines and explains the meanings of child and adult trafficking, exploitation and modern slavery. This course will encourage practitioners to be aware of and respect the rights of victims of trafficking. Practitioners will understand their roles and responsibilities as professionals and authorities in the UK.

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Sign Language

Provided by School of Sign Language

for

All Staff

This course offers various free learning resources to support professionals with the use of sign language, including a series of short videos and guidance leaflets. It is a interactive online learning programme. 

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