E-Learning

E-Learning - Autism Awareness
Description

This course will give learners an introduction and awareness of autism.  

Some of the topics covered in the modules are:

  • What is autism?
  • How common is autism?
  • What is Asperger syndrome?
  • What causes autism?
  • So how much do you know about autism?
  • The Autism Spectrum
  • The main challenges
  • Social communication
  • Body language, facial expressions and tone of voice
  • Sayings and phrases
  • Social interaction
  • Making friends
  • Social imagination
  • Mind blindness
  • Sensory issues
  • What does autism feel like?
  • Coping methods
  • Typical characteristics
  • Diagnosis of women
  • The strengths of autism

Practitioners will learn:

  • What autism is
  • What causes autism
  • About the autistic spectrum
  • What the three main challenges people with autism face
  • About the typical characteristics of individuals with autism
  • About the importance diagnosing autism
  • About the strengths and positives of having autism

Suitable for all those requiring an understanding of autism.

E-Learning - Bullying and Cyberbullying
Description

Bullying is a universal issue that can affect anyone, from families, to schools and communities. Cyberbullying in particular is on the rise, and it's impact can be severely damaging and far-reaching.

This course explores the negative effects of bullying in any form, and teaches positive strategies and solutions for those working with young people who experience bullying.

Some of the topics covered in this course are:

  • The extent of the problem
  • Definition of bullying 
  • Types of bullying 
  • Motivations 
  • Who is bullied 
  • Why young people think they are bullied 
  • Who becomes a bully 
  • Where does bullying happen 
  • Signs of bullying 
  • What to do if a child is being bullied 
  • What to say 
  • Child’s Response 
  • Signs a child is bullying others 
  • Bullying Roles 
  • What can be done? 
  • Local Authority responsibility
  • The effects of cyberbullying 
  • Prevalence 
  • Definition of cyberbullying 
  • What constitutes cyberbullying 
  • Cyberbullying as a method 
  • Who becomes a cyberbully 
  • Cyberbullying and the law 
  • Bystanders
  • The role of social media 
  • Impact and reasons for impact 
  • How to respond to a disclosure: advice, report 
  • The role of schools and the police 
  • Anti-cyberbullying code - Stop, speak, Support

Practitioners will learn:

• The definition of bullying and cyberbullying
• The different types of bullying
• How to recognise the signs a person is being bullied, or bullying
• The technology and methods used by cyberbullies
• What to do if you suspect a child is being bullied or cyberbullied

All practitioners who work with children, young people and their families.

This course can form part of an induction programme for new starters and also for practitioners wishing to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

E-Learning - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
Description

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations is a UK statutory instrument that requires employers, by law, to protect their employees from exposure to dangerous substances.

This succinct and memorable course is split into four bite-sized modules. These cover the Regulations, what substances hazardous to health are, the responsibilities of the employee and the employer, and what good practice means in the workplace. After completing this course you will feel confident in knowing what is required of you regarding COSHH in your workplace.

In this course you will learn:

  • What the COSHH Regulations are
  • Why COSHH law is needed
  • How it is implemented
  • About risk assessments
  • What happens when COSHH isn’t adhered to
  • What a substance hazardous to health is
  • What the routes of entry are
  • The consequences of exposure
  • The COSHH symbols
  • How to identify risks in the workplace
  • How to gather and relay information
  • How to develop and implement control measures
  • How to maintain, monitor, and review exposure
  • The eight principles of COSHH
  • About being responsible for yourself
  • How to plan for emergencies
  • Who to go to with questions

Practitioners will learn:

  • What the COSHH Regulations are and why COSHH law is needed
  • How it is implemented, and the importance of risk assessments
  • What a substance hazardous to health is and some consequences of exposure
  • The COSHH symbols
  • How to identify risks in the workplace, and gather and relay information
  • How to develop and implement control measures
  • How to maintain, monitor, and review exposure
  • What emergency plans should entail, and
  • Who to go to with questions

Employees in the UK, in industries or workplaces that work with or create substances hazardous to health.

Employers in the UK, in industries or workplaces that work with or create substances hazardous to health.

E-Learning - Data Protection
Description

This engaging course explains what the key differences are between the old data protection regime and the new one. It also explains why and how the law has changed and what the improvements are. The course also talks about why it is important to keep personal data secure, the improved rights for individuals and the consequences should you not keep personal data secure.

Practioners will learn:

  • About the GDPR and the new Data Protection Act
  • The key differences between the current data protection regime and the new one
  • The primary aim of the new legislation
  • Who the legislation applies to and how they will be affected
  • What is meant by personal data and special category data
  • Why protecting personal data is important
  • What the core data protection principles are
  • The improved rights for individuals
  • The new conditions for consent
  • Who administers the penalties

Suitable for those who work with or can access personal data and/or sensitive personal data.  

This course provides a good grounding in data protection for anyone that deals with the general public and their information.

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