Helping to keep children and young people safe in Derby and Derbyshire
All courses are free unless stated otherwise.
If you work or volunteer in Derby or Derbyshire with children and young people this e-learning course provides a general introduction to safeguarding children. It includes explanations of the different types of abuse and what you should do if you have concerns. The course takes about an hour to complete. Your computer will need Adobe Flash Player in order to access the e-learning course.
On successful completion of the assessment, it is possible to print off a certificate. Please remember to click submit each time you answer a question.
You can access the course here: An Introduction to Safeguarding Children. If you have any difficulty accessing the programme, please click the two arrows at the top of the left-hand side of the page. You will then be able to see the table of contents.
This e-learning course includes information to help raise awareness of extremism and how multi-agency partnership work (called Channel) links to the government’s counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST). It provides guidance on how to identify people who may be vulnerable to radicalisation and how to refer them into the Channel programme.
There are case studies to help you understand the process of identifying and referring vulnerable individuals, in addition to providing them with support, and provides you with a fundamental understanding of Channel. It takes approximately 25 minutes to complete and you need to click on all the boxes/numbers to complete fully and you can print off a certificate when finished.
View the Channel General Awareness Training course.
The NHS Safeguarding app has been developed to support frontline staff and citizens with 24-hour, mobile access to up to date safeguarding guidance and local contacts to report safeguarding concerns.
It provides an overview of necessary legislation and guidance covering both children and adults safeguarding as well as an NHS staff guide and contains regional contact information on how to report a safeguarding concern, as well as links to national bodies and for healthcare staff to have a one stop sign posting and safeguarding information. To find out more about the app and how to download a copy see the NHS England Safeguarding App webpage.