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Training & Free Resources


Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACE’s)

Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs)

An Introduction to ‘Whole Family’ Working

Staffordshire County Council are pleased to announce the launch of a new training course which is available for our multi-agency Staffordshire partners to access free of charge. Please click here for further details

Child Safety Campaigns

Please click on this link to take you to the Child Safety Campaigns

Child Sexual Exploitation – Resources

The International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire has produced 12 short films for anyone who wants to access key learning about child sexual exploitation from their latest research.

Take a look at the films at University of Bedfordshire 

How do I know if I’m being groomed?

Voice box, Childline’s weekly video chat, features Lucy Fallon who plays Bethany Platt in Coronation Street and Helen, a Childline counsellor, talking about grooming. They give advice on how to spot the signs of grooming and how young people can get support if they are worried that they or a friend are being groomed.

Source: YouTube  Date: 07 June 2017

Further information: Childline

Free External E-Learning Training

Keeping them Safe: Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation

Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines 

Early Help Assessment Training – Staffordshire Free Virtual Training

This training is for Designated Leads for your organisation and other practitioners who will be undertaking an Early Help assessment in Staffordshire. The program will be delivered over two half-day workshops and is aimed to increase your understanding of Early Help.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

E-Safety – Resources

Female Genital Mutilation – Resources

Please see below three YouTube clips of different perspectives:

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Free External E-Learning Training

Female Genital Mutilation

Forced Marriage – Resources & E-learning

A forced marriage is where one or both people do not (or in cases of people with learning disabilities or reduced capacity, cannot) consent to the marriage as they are pressurised, or abuse is used, to force them to do so. It is recognised in the UK as a form of domestic or child abuse and a serious abuse of human rights.
Please click here for more information and resources.

Free External E-Learning Training

An Awareness of Forced Marriage

Graded Care Profile 2 – Free Virtual Training

Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board have launched the NSPCC Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) toolkit to help you identify and assess neglect in children across Staffordshire.

Supporting GCP2 –
To enable you to contribute to a GCP2 assessments even if you don’t work with families and children in the home. It also helps with recognising low level neglect and gives you the knowledge to understand the importance of doing a GCP2 at the earliest opportunity.

GCP2 Masterclass –
For all front-line staff from all agencies who work directly with families and children in the home environment.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Intra-Familial Child Sexual Abuse – Resources

Intra-familial child sexual abuse refers to child sexual abuse (CSA) that occurs within a family environment. Perpetrators may or may not be related to the child. The key consideration is whether the abuser feels like family from the child’s point of view.
Please click here for more information and resources.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Free External E-Learning Training

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking


Free External E-Learning Training


Probation,  Person Posing a Risk to Children (PPRC) and Level of Risk

Free recorded webinar exploring the work of the Probation Service. Persons Posing a Risk to Children (PPRC) and levels of risk that probation use when dealing with offenders. Please click here

Reducing Parental Conflict Training 

For more information for the below Staffordshire County Council free training please click here

Promoting Healthy Parental Relationships – understanding parental conflict

Parental Conflict and the Impact on Children – for schools and settings

Having Courageous Conversations with Parents and Carers

Working with Separated Parents – practical tips

Working with Dads and Significant Males

When Couples Become Carers – parental relationships where children have SEND

Safer Sleep Awareness Workshop – Free Virtual Training & Resources

To increase awareness and knowledge of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and your role in the prevention and reduction.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Resources –

Small YouTube clips from the lullaby trust that are FREE please click here.

Unintentional Injuries among Children under 5 – Free Virtual Training & Training

To increase awareness and knowledge of unintentional injuries among children under 5 and to raise awareness of deliberate injuries that may occur. Your role in the prevention and reduction of injuries. Note: this session focus’ on childhood accidents.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Abusive Head Trauma –
ICON is all about helping people who care for babies to cope with crying. Please click here for helpful resources and videos.