The following resources are provided by external organisations and are free-to-access. They cover some specific areas of safeguarding practice which complement the core course content offered by the Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board and Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership.
Counter-terrorism (including Prevent)
There are four free e-learning courses offered by the Goverment related to counter-terrorism. These e-learning courses are certificated.
|Prevent Awareness training for all staff||https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/edu/screen1.html|
|Prevent Referral training for those involved in giving advice or possibly making prevent referrals||https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/preventreferrals|
|Channel Awareness training for anyone asked to take part in Channel, wants to know more about Channel or just wants to complete all the training available to them||https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/channelawareness|
|Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Awareness e-learning for anyone (including the public) who wants to become a Counter Terrorism Citizen. Learn how to spot the signs of suspicious behaviour and understand what to do in the event of a major incident.||https://www.gov.uk/government/news/act-awareness-elearning|
This short film is from the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC), it discusses the County Lines methodology and how this is impacting children and vulnerable adults, partners, law enforcement and society.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Recognising and preventing FGM e-learning is available for professionals with safeguarding responsibilities from the Home Office. It gives an introduction to FGM and the action you must take to protect girls who may be at risk. You need to register to access the e-learning: https://fgmelearning.vc-enable.co.uk/Register/ (Please select “Tyne and Wear” as location). This e-learning is certificated.
The Home Office have also produced an extensive FGM Resource Pack.
Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)
Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) have produced a short video to encourage the social care sector to consider how the LPS will seek to promote practice which aligns with human rights and the core principles and duties of the Care Act 2014.
National Referral Mechanism
This short film is from the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC) on the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) including the process, when to apply and how decisions are made. The NRM is a framework for identifying and referring potential victims of modern slavery and ensuring they receive the appropriate support.
Friends Against Scams offer two awareness raising options where anyone can learn about the different types of scams and how to spot and support a victim. With increased knowledge and awareness, people can make scams part of everyday conversation with their family, friends and neighbours, which will enable them to protect themselves and loved ones.
Watch the short awareness raising film below or access some longer e-learning here: https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/training/friends-elearning?xCmd=start
Section 45 Defence (Modern Slavery Act) Awareness
This short film from the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC) offers an insight and awareness around the Section 45 defence often linked to County Lines.
Self-neglect and hoarding
This short animation from Lambeth Safeguarding Adults Board is about responding to self-neglect. For further information on self-neglect in Newcastle, please read our Self-Neglect Practice Guidance
A Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board film to raise awareness of hoarding and to guide professionals on what kinds of interventions seem to work the best so that the people affected (both the person who hoards and other people whose lives this impacts upon) get the support that they need.