SCIE's e-learning resources

As of April 1, 2015, PLEASE NOTE:

The following courses have been de-listed and are no longer available

The following courses can still be accessed, and will be replaced by an updated version, as follows:

Adult safeguarding

A resource looking at what adult safeguarding means and considering how safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. (2013)

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Mental Capacity Act

Exploring the Mental capacity act including best interests decision making and how to support people to make their own decisions. 9 modules (2011)

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How to support people to regain the ability to look after themselves following illness or injury. (2013)

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The Open Dementia Programme

An in-depth introduction to dementia and the experience of living with the disease. 7 modules (2009)

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The following courses can still be accessed, but there are no plans to update either the content or the technology

Children of prisoners

An introduction to the issues of children who are affected by the loss of a parent or carer to prison. 3 modules (2008)

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Communication skills

Explores the principles of good communication skills and how to apply these to practice. 10 modules (2008)

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Getting to know you

Helps you learn about person-centred practice by completing a one-page profile. (2013)

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Interprofessional & inter-agency collaboration

Looks at how to improve collaborative practice between professionals and agencies. 7 modules (2009)

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Managing knowledge to improve social care

Explores the principles of knowledge management for individuals and organisations. 9 modules (2010)

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The mental health of older people

Explores the key issues, research, messages, policies and approaches relating to the mental health of older people. 10 modules (2007)

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Organisational change in Social Care

A resource to support managers working in adult social care to be more knowledgeable about, and confident in the application of different approaches to managing change.

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Parental mental health and families

Exploring the nature of parental mental health and its impact on families. 8 modules (2011)

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Parental substance misuse

Exploring parental substance misuse and the effects on children and parenting capacity. 3 modules (2011)

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Looks at how to support individuals through the personalisation process. 2 modules (2010)

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Poverty, parenting and social exclusion

Looks at the key aspects of poverty, parenting and social exclusion with particular reference to children and families. 9 modules (2008)

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Sexual, reproductive and mental health

Looks at the key aspects of sexual and reproductive health in the context of mental illness. 8 modules (2011)

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The following courses have been de-listed pending updates. We are unable to provide a re-publishing date at this time

An introduction to residential child care

An introduction to different residential care settings and the needs that children in care may have. 3 modules (2008)

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Managing risk, minimising restraint

Explores the nature of managing risk and minimising restraint when working with older people in care homes. 3 modules (2009)

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