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An introduction to residential child care

Part of e-Learning courses

This e-learning resource provides an interactive pathway through key introductory aspects of residential child care. The resource aims to provide a better understanding of: the number of children in residential child care in the UK; different types of care environments in the UK and the broad needs they may address; positive and negative views of residential child care; children’s legislation and rights; attitudes and beliefs towards children’s rights.

An introduction to residential child care: managing challenging behaviour

Part of e-Learning courses

This e-learning resource explores how children communicate through their behaviour and covers techniques for managing challenging behaviour. It aims to improve understanding of: the notion of behaviour as communication; how to manage challenging behaviour in a planned way; key issues with regards conflict resolution, diverting and de-escalating challenging situations and restraint; tools and techniques for conflict resolution, diverting and de-escalating challenging situations and restraint; and the key stage of debriefing.

An introduction to residential child care: meeting the needs of children in residential child care

Part of e-Learning courses

This e-learning resource invites you to explore the needs children in residential child care may have and then offers you a range of practical activities you can use with a child you know well. The resource covers: the concerns that young people often have when entering residential child care; how to help young people achieve positive outcomes; how to ensure young people: stay safe and secure, stay healthy, are able to stay in touch with those who are important to them, enjoy and achieve, and have a say, get involved and make a positive contribution.

Children of prisoners: an introduction

Part of e-Learning courses

This resource provides an introduction to the experience of having a parent in prison through the use of video footage. There is then a quiz to test your knowledge of key facts and figures relating to this area. By the end of this resource you should have a better understanding of: who children of prisoners are and what they may have to go through; why it is important to know about these children; how many children are affected; the social and emotional impact of parental imprisonment on a child; key facts and figures; and the legislation that relates to this group.

Children of prisoners: the pathway from arrest to release

Part of e-Learning courses

This resource introduces you to an interactive pathway through the criminal justice system and along the way you will learn about key professionals, their roles and responsibilities and key resources and services available. This resource will further your understanding of: the pathway through the Criminal Justice System encompassing the stages of arrest, court, prison sentence and release; the voluntary sector services and resources that are available at each stage of the pathway; the roles and responsibilities at each stage of the pathway for: police officers, social workers, children’s service, behavioural support workers, Sure Start children’s centre staff, and probation officers.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: common mental health problems amongst older people

Part of e-Learning courses

This learning object introduces you to some of the key facts and statistics about depression, dementia and long standing mental ill health. It explains who might be at risk of developing a mental illness as they grow older and why. It also includes information about people who have experienced serious mental illness such as schizophrenia throughout their lives and the main issues facing them as they age.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: an introduction to mental health and older people

Part of e-Learning courses

In this learning object you will have the chance to explore the nature and characteristics of the ageing population in the UK, what being 'old' means, and some of the complexity surrounding the concept of 'mental health'. As this learning object presents basic facts and concepts surrounding mental health and older people, it is recommend that you use this object to introduce yourself to this area. This learning object also contains a self-assessment section where you can test how far you have assimilated the key messages.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: understanding depression in later life

Part of e-Learning courses

The main focus of this learning object is depression amongst older people. The learning object begins by highlighting some of the problems with defining and diagnosing 'depression' and then goes on to discuss the estimated numbers of older people that are thought to suffer from the condition. Next you will consider what makes people more or less vulnerable to developing depression in later life. Finally you will look at effective treatments for depression and explanations for why it so often remains unrecognised in older people.

An introduction to the mental health of older people: risks and protective factors: older people’s mental health

Part of e-Learning courses

This learning object explores mental health in later life. It reviews the meaning of mental health, why it is an important part of overall well being and how it relates to successful ageing. It also offers an overview of the different aspects of an older person's life and situation that impact on their mental health and the role that an individual and their family, the community they live in and wider society can play in promoting, or undermining, mental health.

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