Child and adult protection – e-learning

E-learning available in this category:


Caring for People with Epilepsy

This topic consists of three modules to help carers and service providers understand the particular needs of people with epilepsy:

  • Module 1 – Introduction
  • Module 2 – Treatment
  • Module 3 – Risk Management

Child Protection and Disability – Practitioner Module 1

This module highlights the particular issues faced by disabled children and their families.


EPiC Level 1 – Carer Aware

Whatever your job, you are likely to come into contact with people who have a caring role. Becoming more aware of carers will help you to ensure that they have the information and support they need at the right time. This module will help you to become more Carer Aware.


FASD – Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder

Prenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a wide range of adverse effects on a developing foetus and is the leading cause of non-genetic learning disability worldwide. Generally known as foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), it refers to a range of lifelong delays and difficulties, both physical and neuro-developmental, which are entirely preventable if no alcohol is consumed in pregnancy.


Gender Based Violence

This module explains the types of abuse, its effect on the victim and children and young people, and what we can do to help someone affected by Gender Based Violence.


Informed – Falls awareness

Includes 5 modules explaining how to manage service users at risk of falls.

  1. Why falls matter
  2. Person related risk factors
  3. Environment related risk factors
  4. Activity related risk factors
  5. Preventing and managing falls

Introduction to eCare

eCare is a shared information system that will allow citizen-centred data to be shared between public bodies in Lanarkshire.

This short module will give you a demonstration of how to use eCare and contains links to important documents all eCare users should make themselves familiar with.


Promoting Positive Behaviour

The aim of this module is to increase your knowledge and understanding of legislation and guidelines in the use physical interventions within Child/Adult services.


Public Protection Awareness

All public sector staff should be aware of what “protection” is and this module will raise your awareness of this, explain your role in protection, encourage you to respond if you suspect someone is at risk of harm and explain what you can do if you are concerned about a person who is potentially at risk of harm.


The Resilience Matrix – A framework for thinking

The Resilience Matrix is on part of the GIRFEC national practice module and is designed to help practitioners assess and analyse children and young people’s identified needs. This module explains the concept of the Resilience Matrix and how you can apply it in practice.


Self-Harm Awareness

This is an external course provided by Lanarkshire Lifelines.

It will give you an overview of the area of self-harm and how those who do self-harm can be supported. Many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings and deliberate self harm continues in our society. This training and the accompanying protocol – Lifelines (Download in PDF format) looks to challenge these myths and misconceptions so that we can develop a shared understanding of deliberate self-harm that is based on fact not fiction.


Suicide Prevention

There are 2 modules associated with this topic:

  • Module 1 – looks at the background and principles of the Lanarkshire Suicide Assessment and Treatment Pathway.
  • Module 2 – supports practitioners in identifying risk of suicide and will help them work through the pathway successfully.