Working in partnership

In this section, you will find useful e-learning materials regarding children's safeguarding.

Forced Marriage

Awareness of Forced Marriage

This online course has been developed with the Forced Marriage Unit of the Foreign Office and aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and inform you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

Please note: You can complete the induction section as a 'guest', but to complete the rest of the course you will need to create an account.

Safeguarding in Health

E-learning for healthcare – Safeguarding Children and Young People

Delivered by Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) in partnership with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), the e-learning aims to meet statutory training requirements so that healthcare providers can ensure their teams are up-to-date with the issues surrounding Child Protection.

Raising Sensitive Issues in a Maternity Setting

This training package is designed to help trainers develop training for staff (such as midwives, health visitors and social workers) to develop their skills in raising sensitive issues with pregnant women. It is designed to support the implementation of NICE guidance in maternity care with particular reference to CG110 Pregnancy and Complex Social Factors. It is also intended to have wider applicability to NICE guidance which requires health and social care professionals to raise sensitive issues.

Parental Substance Misuse

Parental Substance Misuse e-learning

This free course explores parental substance misuse, its effects on children and parenting capacity and the implications for social work practitioners.

This e-learning resource is targeted at children's social care workers to help them work more confidently with families where parents are misusing drugs.


Please note the warning information below prior to undertaking this e-learning package.

This Home Office learning is available to all professionals to support their learning around this subject.

Recognising and preventing FGM training is available for professionals with safeguarding responsibilities.

It gives an introduction to FGM and the action you must take to protect girls who may be at risk.


Some of the content in the links included in this resource pack contain images or accounts that viewers may find distressing.

The Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Learning, Development & Training Strategy and associated documents are the intellectual property of Leicestershire & Rutland and Leicester City Safeguarding Boards, and cannot be used without expressed permission of those LSCB's, and must not be reproduced or used for commercial or financial gain.