Audience: Suitable for Teachers and managers

Course Type: Fully online, self-paced course

Accreditation: Downloadable CPD self-certification

 

Description:

Thousands of children in the UK are at risk of being forced or manipulated into sexual activity in a form of abuse called child sexual exploitation. This abuse can happen to any child, anywhere. Knowing what to look for is an important way you can help to protect your children.Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) and the Safeguarding Children e-Academy have teamed up with Virtual College to provide this short (20-30mins) online course designed for parents and carers.

This course is available free. You will need to register with Virtual College to access it.

Audience: Suitable for Teachers and managers

Course Type: Fully online, self-paced course

Accreditation: Downloadable CPD self-certification

 

Description:

A recent study revealed that 137,000 women in England and Wales are estimated to be living with the consequences of FGM. To address this issue, the Home Office is championing a proactive approach and has launched this free online FGM training package.

95% of people who have completed the course have said they would now do something ‑differently in their role.

 

Throughout this free online safeguarding course from Virtual College, we follow Hope as she encounters the key issues relating to FGM and we see how they affect her throughout her life. The training will help a wide range of professionals to identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM.

 

This course is available free. You will need to register with Virtual College to access it.

Audience: Suitable for Teachers

Course Type: Fully online, self-paced course

Accreditation: Downloadable CPD self-certification

 

Description:

 

This course has been developed by Virtual College 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.

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise the warning signs of forced marriage
  • Take the right actions to help protect the potential victim
  • Co-operate effectively with other agencies

Includes a free resource pack to help in raising awareness across the organisation.


This course is available free. You will need to register with Virtual College to access it.