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Neglect, Self-Harm and Teenage Pregnancy (bundle)

This interactive online Safeguarding Awareness course is comprised of the following learning modules:

Neglect

Neglect is the persistent failure to meet a child’s basic physical and/or psychological needs such that it is likely to result in the serious impairment of health or development. ItÂ’s also the most common form of child abuse.

If you work with children and families, you can educate yourself in how to spot the signs with this neglect online course.

This neglect training course covers all you need to know to be effective at spotting the signs of neglect in any context. From a definition of neglect, through examples and its effects, you'll have an all-encompassing view of the subject and how to put your understanding to work.

You'll discover how other signs like hunger, lack of hygiene and apathy can be indicators of neglect in a child as well as how to spot types of child abuse.

Self harm

Child and adolescent psychiatrists have seen an alarming increase in cases of self-harm in young people – it has been estimated that about 1 in 10 young people will self-harm at some point.

This insightful course covers the subject from a variety of angles. The course is split into two modules: An Introduction, and How to Respond.

You will learn the risk factors, the common reasons why somebody might self-harm, and how to respond to any young person who you suspect may be self-harming. The course also discusses how to approach the issue in schools and how healthcare professionals can feel better prepared to help the young people they come into contact with.

Teenage pregnancy

This engaging course will enable you to understand the complex issue of teenage pregnancy; its causes and consequences, the current government strategies for reducing teenage conception rates and sexual risk-taking, and how the right support and access to contraceptive advice and services can make a difference.

The course is split into three modules: Causes and Consequences, The Strategy, Your Role.