Course

  • 8 Modules

    Understand the Links Between Abuse and Mental Health

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working with children in schools and colleges. This course will explore where mental health problems in young people might indicate that they are being abused or harmed. We will consider what abuse is, how children experiencing mental health issues may be more vulnerable to abuse and consider mental health as an indicator of harm. You will also learn what to do if you are concerned about the mental health or wellbeing of a child in your school. 
  • 7 Modules

    Understand the Safeguarding Implications of Children Missing from Education

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working with children in schools and collegesIt is important that all staff understand the risks that children face when they miss education. This course will consider why attendance is important, look at the risks that children face when they miss education and we will learn about school and local authority responsibilities to these children. We will also learn about factors that might cause a child to miss education and finally, what to do if you are worried about a child missing education.  
  • 1 Module

    KCSIE update for safeguarding leads

    To help you to prepare for the implementation of the latest version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, Creative Education’s safeguarding lead Liz Rose will…
  • 1 Module

    How to Identify and Support Young Carers

    This is a past recording, school project manager at Edinburgh Young Carers, Jennifer Lewis will share ideas for identifying and supporting young carers within your…
  • 1 Module

    DSL: Update July ’21 – KCSIE | sexual violence | Ofsted updates

    The July 2021 update covered:

    • Keeping children safe in education 2021
    • Sexual harassment and sexual violence guidance
    • The Ofsted review of sexual abuse in schools
    • Updates to the Ofsted inspection handbook

    Book future sessions on our live webinars page.

  • 7 Modules

    How to Work Well with the DSL

    Every school and college in England must have a Designated Safeguarding Lead. All staff, volunteers and those working on behalf of the school should be aware of who this is, understand the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead and know how their role works alongside the DSL to keep children safe. In this course we will explore this important role in more detail, look at how the DSL works to keep children safe, what their responsibilities are and how they work with other agencies. We will also look at the safeguarding responsibilities of every member of staff so that you can feel confident in what to do if you are concerned about a child.
  • 8 Modules

    Fabricated or Induced Illness: Spot & Respond

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. This course will explain what fabricated or induced illness is and some of the ways that it might manifest. We will think about the triggers for this type of abuse and some of the ways that professionals working with children might be able to identify if a child is suffering fabricated or induced illness. We will learn about the responsibilities of school and college staff in relation to this issue and think about what you should do if you think a child is suffering, or is at risk of suffering, this type of abuse.
  • 1 Module

    Safeguarding Update May ’21 – Staff wellbeing | Everyone’s invited | Fabricated illness

    The May 2021 update covered:
    • Latest updates to government guidance
    • Education staff wellbeing charter
    • Everyone’s invited and the Ofsted review of sexual abuse in schools
    • Perplexing presentations and fabricated and induced illness
    Book future sessions on our live webinars page.
  • 7 Modules

    Understanding Private Fostering

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. This course will explain what private fostering is and will consider the legislative and statutory framework around private fostering. We will consider why some children may be privately fostered and the issues that private fostering can link to and then learn what Local Authorities and those working directly with children need to do to keep privately fostered children safe.
  • 1 Module

    How can schools and colleges support students who are gender variant?

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Lee Clulow will talk share a range of practical strategies that schools and colleges can take to…
  • 8 Modules

    Spot and Support those with OCD and Intrusive Thoughts

    This course has been developed to give you an overview of the key signs to spot in those who might be experiencing intrusive thoughts and OCD. We will also consider some of the ways we can support those experiencing intrusive thoughts and OCD, when to seek further support and how you can work with parents and carers.
  • 1 Module

    Peer on Peer Abuse: Recognising and Responding

    This is a playback of a past live webinar.  Peer on peer abuse is a multi-faceted and complex issue and can be very difficult to unpick and manage.  This course will look at the current picture of peer on peer abuse and equip you with both practical ideas to minimise abuse and the confidence to respond to this type of abuse if it does happen.
  • 1 Module

    DSL update with Liz Rose

    This is a playback of a past live webinar.  One of our regular update sessions with Creative Education's Safeguarding Lead Liz Rose designed to enable you to keep fully up to date and fulfil your role with confidence.  The topics for these sessions will vary depending on the current context.
  • 6 Modules

    Child-Centred Planning – Beyond Box Ticking

    Especially when working with our more vulnerable learners, child-centred planning is crucial. There is a danger that this can become somewhat tokenistic and a box-ticking exercise. When this happens, child-centred planning loses its power and can sometimes do more harm than good. So I am sharing five principles to help you engage in genuine, child-centred planning that will make a difference to the children you are working with.
  • 10 Modules

    Understanding Peer on Peer Abuse

    All schools and colleges have clearly defined responsibilities in relation to peer on peer (child on child) abuse. However, peer on peer abuse can manifest in a number of ways. It can be a very complicated issue and difficult to unpick. This course is designed to equip you with a thorough understanding of what peer on peer abuse is and what it looks like, as well as your responsibilities in relation to peer on peer abuse. You will finish the course with a refreshed understanding of the issue and three top tips for minimising peer on peer abuse in your school.
  • 1 Module

    New to the Role- Mental Health Lead

    This is a playback of a past live webinar. What exactly is the role of the mental health lead?  How should you prioritise your time?  How can you persuade others of the importance of your role and work and what happens if some people just don’t get it?  You’ll explore all these questions and others commonly asked by those new or aspiring to the role of mental health lead with Pooky who’ll help you maximise your impact in the role without risking your own wellbeing.
  • 9 Modules

    Protect Children from and Responding to Incidents of Female Genital Mutilation

    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a very serious form of abuse that affects women and girls across the globe and within the United Kingdom. This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to identify and seek help for women and girls that may have been a victim of FGM, or are at risk of undergoing FGM. This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools.
  • 10 Modules

    Understand the Risks Posed to Children by Radicalisation and Extremism

    This course is essential for anyone working or volunteering in a school. It will equip you with the skills to understand the risks posed by radicalisation and extremism, what to look out for in your context and how to respond to concerns. The course will also ensure that you understand the legal duties placed on professionals in relation to radicalisation and extremism and give you the confidence to respond appropriately to incidents in your setting.
  • 13 Modules

    Identify the Signs of the Four Main Types of Abuse

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. It is important that everyone who works with children has a good understanding of the signs and symptoms of abuse, so that they can take action to protect children who are suffering harm. This course will guide you through the four main types of abuse and some of the things you might see, hear or experience if a child you know is being abused or neglected.
  • 8 Modules

    Identify and Respond to Signs that a Child is Living with Domestic Abuse

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. Domestic abuse is prevalent in the UK and affects thousands of children across the country. The course will outline the main types of domestic abuse, what to look out for and how to respond if you think a child is living in a domestically abusive environment.
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