NYSCB Training Courses

2017 - 2018

To see course dates please see below or visit our training calendarTo book courses, please login to our new e-learning management system at https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk.

Training courses are free for North Yorkshire professionals working in the public sector, voluntary sector, not for profit organisations and schools (maintained, independent, academies and free) unless explicitly stated and in accordance with our cancellation and charging policy. Private sector workers and anyone working with children and young people outside of North Yorkshire can also access training for a small fee per course

Please note that where you enrol on an NYSCB e-learning course you are committing to complete it within 4 weeks and for classroom based course you are committing to attend the course on the designated dates. Failure to do so will result in a charge being applied.  Please see our cancellation and charging policy for more information (http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/learning-improvement/cancellation-charging-policy).

Available Courses (click the link for more information)

  1. A New Approach to Child Poverty
  2. An Introduction to FGM, Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour Based Violence
  3. An Introduction to Health and Safety
  4. Introduction to Safeguarding
  5. Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect – Foundation
  6. Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect – Core
  7. Awareness of Domestic Abuse including the impact on children
  8. Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation
  9. Child Accident Prevention
  10. Children’s and Young People’s Development in Health and Social Care Settings
  11. Collaborative Working: A Whole Family Approach
  12. Common Core Skills and Knowledge
  13. Communication in Health and Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  14. Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  15. Early Child Development – Foundation
  16. Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  17. E-Safety – Guidance for Practitioners
  18. Hidden Harm
  19. Information Sharing Level 2
  20. NYSCB Child Death Reviews: Advanced Training for Rapid Response Teams
  21. NYSCB Comprehensive Child Protection Pathways (CCPP)
  22. NYSCB Developments in Safeguarding Manager’s Masterclass
  23. NYSCB Managing Allegations Against Staff
  24. Parental Mental Health
  25. Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  26. Risk Taking Behaviour
  27. Safe Sleeping for Babies – Reducing the risk of SIDS
  28. Safeguarding and Leadership
  29. Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation
  30. Safeguarding Children in Education
  31. Safeguarding Children Refresher Training
  32. Safeguarding Everyone – Protecting Children, Young People and Adults at Risk
  33. Safer Recruitment
  34. Safer Working Practices
  35. Self-harm and Suicidal Thought in Children and Young People
  36. Short Breaks for Disabled Children
  37. Strategic Managers in Integrated Working
  38. Supervision and Appraisal in Early Years Settings
  39. Teenage Pregnancy
  40. Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery
  41. Understanding Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Programme
  42. Wellbeing in Sexual Health
  43. Working with Children with Disabilities

 

1.    A New Approach to Child Poverty

This course will help learners to identify children and families living in poverty and support them in overcoming their poverty.  There were 3.7 million children living in poverty in the UK in 2013-2014, according to Barnardo’s. Completing this course will help you understand legal legislation (The Child Poverty Act 2010), child poverty and its disadvantage, the impact child poverty has on those around them and you will learn your role as a practitioner.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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2.    An Introduction to FGM, Forced Marriage, Spirit Possession and Honour Based Violence

Provides an understanding of Female Genital Mutilation, Honour Based Violence, Spirit Possession and Forced Marriage. These are the four main types of abuse that stem from culture related traditions and this course increases awareness of specific cultural and religious needs whilst providing the knowledge practitioners need to be confident when conversing with those from a different cultural background around the subjects.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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3.    An Introduction to Health and Safety

All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure that their employees are protected from harm in the workplace. This online Health and Safety course helps you to fulfil legal requirements for providing workplace training; it also promotes staff awareness that can lead to greater efficiency, lower insurance costs and a reduction in lost time.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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4.    Introduction to Safeguarding

Aimed at those who have occasional contact with children.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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5.    Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect – Foundation

Aimed at those who have direct contact with children.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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6.    Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect – Core

This course is suitable for everyone who works directly with children and young people, including frontline professionals. This course covers a variety of child protection and safeguarding children issues and is suitable for anyone who regularly comes into contact with children or who may be asked to contribute to the assessment of children in need.

The course aims to inform about the various types of abuse and neglect that can happen to a child and then explain what you must do if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected.

This course allows you to choose the legislation which applies to your country, should it be England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.

A section of this course looks into multi-agency cooperation focusing specifically at Police, Social Services, Social Housing, Healthcare, Education (Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Further or Higher), Prisons, Secure Units, Probation, Youth Justice Youth Groups Community Groups & Voluntary groups.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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7.    Awareness of Domestic Abuse including the impact on children

Helps you to explain, describe and recognise the signs of domestic violence and neglect. It will also help you identify ways to supports victims, identify the ‘dos and don’ts’, recognise when it is appropriate to assist, know where and when to get help and be aware of best practice.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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8.    Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation

This course is aimed at individuals and professionals who need to understand how to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults who are at risk of being sexually exploited. This course aims to give you an awareness of what sexual exploitation is and how to identify it whilst also describing the best practice of how to safeguard those who are at risk.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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9.    Child Accident Prevention

Accidents can happen anywhere in and around the home; there are potential hazards in every home, such as household chemicals, hot water, sharp objects and heights. Young children are not able to assess the risks all these hazards can present.  The course will look at access to supplementary guidance, risk factors, preventative measures and treatments after accidents.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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10.  Children’s and Young People’s Development in Health and Social Care Settings

This Virtual College course aims to increase awareness of the prime concerns around children’s and young people’s development. It presents learners with an increased understanding of the expected pattern of development and details the factors that can influence development.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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11.  Collaborative Working: A Whole Family Approach

This course provides the learner with an understanding of the impact of whole family working and the key principles of whole family intervention.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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12.  Common Core Skills and Knowledge

This module is designed to be relevant for all staff, paid and voluntary, working with children and young people.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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13.  Communication in Health and Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

This course has been designed to provide learners with a basic understanding of what communication is, and how it can be used to support people who need help.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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14.  Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

It is vital that those working within health, social care or children and young people’s settings not only understand what it means to have a duty of care in their work role but also how to effectively implement duty of care in everything they do.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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15.  Early Child Development – Foundation

This course provides learners with an increased awareness of child development issues and highlights the factors that affect the individual pathway along which each child develops.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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16.  Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

This module has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement equality and inclusion.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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17.  E-Safety – Guidance for Practitioners

Safeguarding risks are associated with the internet and other forms of modern technology. This course helps you understand the different ways children and young people use technology and how this can make them vulnerable.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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18.  Hidden Harm

 When it comes to drug and alcohol misuse in adults focus is often on the parent. This course aims to emphasis the effects on children and young people, raises awareness and helps spot signs and identify appropriate windows to help break the cycle and safeguarding the child.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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19.  Information Sharing Level 2

This course aims to change the perception that information sharing and data security are complex issues by simplifying and clarifying the processes so that the learner feels more confident in understanding what they can share, when they can share it and with whom.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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20.  NYSCB Child Death Reviews: Advanced Training for Rapid Response Teams

This course covers the different components of rapid response to an unexpected child death and the role and responsibilities of different professionals in the process.  It provides delegates with the skills to explain to families the purpose of the process, including what will happen to their child.  Following the course delegates will understand the role for CDOP and how they collate and evaluate information for the investigation.  They will have an increased knowledge of the nature and cause of unexpected childhood deaths and be able to recognise and respond appropriately where there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a child.

Course participants will have personal knowledge and experience in this field and come from a range of agencies including GP’s, Hospital and Community Health Staff, Ambulance and Fire Services, Police, Social Care and Education.

Targeted Audience: Paediatricians, Ambulance Workers, ED Workers, EDT Workers, Police, Social Work Teams, GPs and Named Nurses

Course Type: Face to face    Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

  • 23 May 2017, York District Teaching Hospital, York
  • 20 June 2017, Scarbrough District General Hospital, Scarborough
  • 28 September 2017, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

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21.  NYSCB Comprehensive Child Protection Pathways (CCPP)

Child Protection Conferences in North Yorkshire are now working under the ‘Signs of Safety’ model of conferencing. While this course combines a number of previous LSCB Courses (including Effective Strategy Meetings, Effective Core Groups and Child Protection Conferences, and Working Together from Strategy Meeting to Core Group), it also supports the learner to become an effective member of a child protection conference, offering an opportunity to practice & understand this new approach to conferencing.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

  • 14 June 2017, Skipton Hub, Otley Street
  • 11 July 2017, Selby District Council, Selby
  • 6 September 2017, County Hall, Northallerton
  • 13 September 2017, County Hall, Northalertpm
  • 20 September 2017, North Yorkshire House, Scarborough
  • 5 October 2017, County Hall, Northallerton
  • 10 October 2017, County Hall, Northallerton
  • 11 October 2017, Harrogate Borough Council, Harrogate
  • 17 October 2017, Selby District Council, Selby
  • 7 November 2017, Belle Vue, Skpiton
  • 23 November 2017, Harrogate Borough Council, Harrogate
  • 6 February 2018, County Hall, Northallerton
  • 28 February 2018, North Yorkshire House, Scarborough
  • 7 March 2017, Harrogate Borough Council, Harrogate
  • 13 March 2018, Belle Vue, Skipton

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22.  NYSCB Developments in Safeguarding Manager’s Masterclass

This will be an opportunity for managers to consider current issues within child protection and the impact of these on front line practice.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

  • 5 June 2017, Northallerton
  • 6 June 2017, Knaresborough
  • 13 Junes 2017, Sandpiper House, Selby
  • 15 June 2017, North Yorkshire House, Scarborough
  • 5 December 2017, Jesmond House, Harrogate
  • 6 December 2017, Kirbymoorside Library
  • 12 December 2017, Sandpiper House, Selby
  • 14 December 2017, County Hall, Northallerton

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23.  NYSCB Managing Allegations Against Staff

To provide knowledge of the procedures and practice for dealing with allegations against staff.

Course Type: Face to face                    Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

  • 13 June 2017, 13:30 - 16:00, Scarborough
  • 3 October 2017, 13:30 - 16:00, The Grand, County Hall, Northallerton
  • 6 February 2018, 13:30 - 16:00, Conference Room, Jesmond House, Harrogate

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24.  Parental Mental Health

This course raises awareness of the main issues surrounding mental health in parents and focuses on how this can impact children and young people. It increases understanding of the causes and symptoms of mental health and knowledge of how to advise and support parents, children and young people.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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25.  Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

This course has been designed for health and social care workers    operating in a wide variety of health and social care settings.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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26.  Risk Taking Behaviour

Risk Taking Behaviour can be defines as, ‘the tendency to engage in behaviours that have the potential to be harmful or dangerous, yet at the same time provide the opportunity for some kind of outcome that can be perceived as positive.’ Clearly from this definition we can see that although such behaviours may seem dangerous are wrong they do have an appeal factor for young people. This training will look at different forms of Risk Taking Behaviours allowing participants to raise awareness, minimise harm and foster a non-judgemental approach.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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27.  Safe Sleeping for Babies – Reducing the risk of SIDS

This course promotes and supports key safe baby sleeping messages, raising the awareness of parents, family members or other people who come into contact with families.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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28.  Safeguarding and Leadership

This course is intended for operational managers at all levels, including supervisors, frontline managers, managers of child protection units and those involved in the specification, commission and monitoring and / or provision of services to children, young people and their families. It provides an understanding of what is required to ensure that appropriate safeguarding training, monitoring and leadership is embedded through all organisations.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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29.  Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation

Increases awareness of the main issues in the sexual exploitation of children and young people and raises awareness of the legislation and guidance that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice. Aimed at anyone who comes into contact with children and young people during the course of their work.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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30.  Safeguarding Children in Education

In this course, you’ll learn how to safeguard children in an educational setting and about the legislation that governs this. By the end of the course you should be able to recognise the legislation and guidance that governs safeguarding children in education and recognise the signs of abuse and neglect. You should be able to identify safe working practices in education settings, identify what to do if you have concerns about children and recognise the importance of early intervention.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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31.  Safeguarding Children Refresher Training

It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to update their knowledge of legislation and guidance in order to maintain the ability to act on any concerns that reflect the welfare of children and young people. This training should be undertaken every three years.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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32.  Safeguarding Everyone – Protecting Children, Young People and Adults at Risk

Anyone who works within health and social care understands how important it is to always ensure the safety and security of those in their care. This course provides the knowledge required to recognise the signs of abuse and an understanding of how to respond appropriately to suspected or alleged abuse.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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33.  Safer Recruitment

Any employer or volunteer co-ordinator is responsible for ensuring that staff and volunteers are recruited safely to work with children and young people. This course covers knowledge required by anyone recruiting so that best practice and legal safer recruitment requirements are met.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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34.  Safer Working Practices

This e-learning course has been produced to help staff establish the safest possible learning and working environments.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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35.  Self-harm and Suicidal Thought in Children and Young People

This course aims to educate learners about the warning signs, risk factors and actions to take should they suspect a child or young people is self-harming or having suicidal thoughts.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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36.  Short Breaks for Disabled Children

The courses provide delegates with knowledge and skills in a range of topics from introducing disabilities, managing challenging behaviour, communicating with disabled children.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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37.  Strategic Managers in Integrated Working

The focus of this course is the integrated working between these people, why it is important, who it can affect and the most effective way to achieve this through the use of three main components. Common Assessment Framework (CAF), Information Sharing and Lead Professional.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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38.  Supervision and Appraisal in Early Years Settings

This course provides advice and guidance that will help you make a smooth and fulfilling transition to a supervisory role and help to ensure that you enjoy a positive professional working relationship with your work colleagues

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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39.  Teenage Pregnancy

The aim of the module is to increase awareness of the main issues around teenage pregnancy and young people’s sexual health. By helping to give the learner a better understanding of these issues, it will help to develop the learner to work in a way that improves outcomes for young people.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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40.  Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery

This course is about understanding, combating and helping people who are being trafficked, exploited or used in modern slavery. It examines different types of exploitation, how individuals become victim to abuse and what actions professionals should take to recognise victims and help them

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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41.  Understanding Pathways to Extremism and the Prevent Programme

This course is aimed at all professionals who work in sectors where they come into contact with people who may be vulnerable to radicalisation, whether they are adults, children or young people.

The aim of the course is to give you an awareness of the radicalisation process so you can feel confident about being proactive in taking a multi-agency approach to early intervention and support.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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42.  Wellbeing in Sexual Health

Sexual Health is an important aspect of our physical and mental wellbeing. While sexual behaviour is to be regarded as a natural part of life, certain aspects can also have a negative impact on our health.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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43.  Working with Children with Disabilities

This course aims to raise awareness of specific needs of these disabled children in relation to their vulnerability and communication. The course contains an overview of the national and local agenda in relation to children with disabilities, basic knowledge of the range of protection needs of disabled children and information on how you can enable them to communicate about their experiences and provide support.

Course Type: E-Learning                       Book online at: https://nyscb.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk

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