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Safeguarding training

South Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership is committed to providing a comprehensive and effective training programme to agencies and organisations within Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland, supporting professionals and volunteers in their work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

The Tees Safeguarding Children Partnerships and Safeguarding Adults Board eLearning platform 'Safeguarding All' is now live.

More information and instructions on how to access the new eLearning courses, provided via Me-Learning, are available on the STSCP eLearning page. It's strongly recommend that you use Google Chrome as your browser to get the best learning experience from our online courses.

All courses are currently free of charge for staff and volunteers working within the Tees area in statutory, voluntary, or not-for-profit organisations. Please note, commissioned care providers, nurseries, academies, and independent schools are not considered as private / for-profit organisations, and their staff can access the eLearning free of charge.

We hope this eLearning package is a useful resource for you and your colleagues.

As part of the National Violence against Women and Girls strategy, the government has commissioned training from AVA, which is particularly aimed at social work and health care professionals. The training is free eLearning and takes approximately one hour in total.

  • Understanding Domestic Violence and abuse - Level 1 and 2
  • Complicated Matters: Domestic, sexual violence, problematic substance use and mental health

Access the free online training.

Channel aims to identify and provide support to individuals who are at risk of being drawn into terrorism. Read more about Channel.

The Channel General Awareness eLearning module is free to complete. It provides information on Channel and what your duties and responsibilities are in the process. It also explains how Channel links to the Government's Counter Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST); describes the Channel process and its purpose; identifies factors that can make people vulnerable to radicalisation, and defines safeguarding and risk awareness of the Channel process.

Access the Channel eLearning module.

ECPAT UK stands for 'End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes'. They are a leading children's rights organisation campaigning against the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the UK and internationally. In particular, they focus on the protection of trafficked children and children exploited in tourism, and the prevention of such crimes.

ECPAT UK have produced a free online learning package around child trafficking, which can be used individually, in small groups or during training sessions. To use the course you will need to register first.

A user guide is available which offers answers to frequently asked questions about the online course.

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