EduCare bundle: Wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak

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Get free bundle worth £84Wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak — available now FREE for the WHOLE SECTOR!

The Early Years Alliance and EduCare are working together to offer even more practical support to providers in this difficult time.

Wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak contains FIVE CPD-recognised courses.

These specially selected courses give practical advice on ways to understand and manage anxiety, low mood and depression over the coming months. It also includes guidance on online safety.

These online courses (normally worth £84.00) are completely FREE to ALL PROVIDERS and their teams until 30 June 2020.

Please do make the most of this unique opportunity.

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Below are the courses included in your free bundle

EduCare course covers

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Understanding Anxiety

The purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing anxiety.

The course covers important aspects of anxiety such as:

  • the types of anxiety and common causes
  • symptoms that a young person may experience both physically and psychologicall
  • the typical signs of anxiety to look out for in a child or young person
  • the common triggers for anxiety
  • panic attacks and the typical symptoms people may experience and exercises on how to reduce them
  • why someone may be suffering from anxiety and suggested self-help methods
  • other support methods you can offer someone suffering from anxiety
  • further support on anxiety (e.g. services and helplines available)
Understanding Low Mood and Depression

The purpose of this course is to help you support children and young people who may be experiencing low mood or depression.

Low mood causes us to feel sad, anxious or worried and is an appropriate reaction to things that we experience in life. Depression however, is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed-up for a few days. Written in partnership with the School and Public Health Nurses Association, this course will help you support children and young people who may be experiencing low mood or depression.

The course covers important aspects of low mood and depression such as:

  • the difference between low mood and depression
  • the main causes and indicators of low mood and depression
  • the signs and symptoms of low mood and depression
  • specific types of depression and the conditions of events related to them
  • ways in which you can help and support people dealing with low mood and depression
  • support available for people dealing with low mood and depression
  • ways to communicate with people suffering from low mood and depression
  • further help and support available (e.g. helplines and urgent support services)
Understanding Self-Harm

The purpose of this course is to help you understand what self-harm is, why someone self-harms and how to support the individual.

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. A person may use physical pain as a way of distracting themselves from emotional pain, giving them temporary relief. Written in partnership with the School and Public Health Nurses Association, the purpose of this course is to help you understand why someone self-harms and know how to support the individual.

The course covers important aspects of self-harm such as:

  • what self-harm is and why people self-harm
  • common triggers
  • different types of self-harm indicators that someone may be self-harming
  • the support in place to help someone who is self-harming
  • ways of accessing support for someone who is self-harming
  • further support on self-harm (e.g. services and helplines)
Child Neglect

Child Neglect is written to raise your awareness of neglect and to help you to understand the factors that may contribute to it.

The signs and indicators of neglect will be covered and this course will help you recognise and know what action you should take to report it.

Finally, there is advice on how you can support a child or young person who is experiencing neglect.

This course is suitable for anyone who comes into contact with children and young people of any age in any setting. 

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what neglect is and how common it is
  • the different areas of a child or young person's life that neglect may touch and the cost of neglect to society
  • the key components of effective parenting and the factors that may contribute to child neglect
  • the work of professionals in children's social care, whose job it is to weigh up all the factors and consider interventions to protect children who may be at risk of harm
  • the signs and indicators that should alert you to the possibility a child or young person is being neglected and how to report your concerns.
Online Safety

The purpose of this course is to help you understand how technology is changing, the nature of children and young people’s online world, and the risk and protective factors when going online.

The course has a wide range of practical advice on what can be done by you as an individual and by any organisation you work for.

The course was written in partnership with Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

This two-module course will help you to understand the following:

Understanding Online Safety

  • Violent and extreme content
  • Potential risk factors
  • Types of content
  • How children can make and receive contact online
  • Conduct (e.g. Sexting, Online reputaton)
  • The law and statutory guidance
     

Developing a Safe Online Culture

  • Positive conversations
  • Reporting
  • Promoting good practice
  • Scenario (Short-term & long-term actions)
  • Further support available

How can I access my free bundle?

If you are already an Alliance member - you need to log in to your Early Years Alliance learning account on the EduCare learning platform to access the free bundle via the Special Offer shop section of the site.

If you aren't an Alliance member - you need to fill in a short online form on EduCare's website and they will email you instructions on how to access your free bundle of courses.

For terms and conditions please visit the Wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak page on EduCare's website.


Any questions?

Call the Alliance on 020 7697 2595 or email info@eyalliance.org.uk

 

 

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