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Mental health and wellbeing safeguarding in education training

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£30 per person

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3 hours

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Online course to help recognise, respond to and support children and young people's mental health in schools and colleges

Gain the confidence you need to effectively identify mental health issues that may become safeguarding concerns, and learn how to support and protect the children and young people you work with.

Schools play an important role in promoting and supporting positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. This online training course focuses on the safeguarding and child protection concerns that can occur as a result of a child or young person struggling with their mental health. 

What will I learn? 

This course contains teaching pages, videos, example scenarios, reflective opportunities and quizzes to help consolidate your learning.

By the end of the course you will understand:

  • your safeguarding and child protection responsibilities relating to mental health and emotional wellbeing
  • how to identify and report concerns that might indicate mental health issues
  • how negative experiences such as abuse and neglect can have an adverse impact on children's mental health and may lead to safeguarding and child protection issues
  • the importance of empowering children and young people and listening to their views, needs and opinions
  • how to discuss concerns and support children and young people with their emotional wellbeing
  • how best to work with parents, carers and other agencies.

Benefits of the course

  • CPD certified.
  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in all four UK nations.
  • Complete at your own pace and in your own time.
  • Train anytime, anywhere and take the course as many times as you like within one year.
  • Personalised downloadable certificate of achievement.
  • If you purchase multiple licences for your team, you can download a report to show who has completed the course.
  • Includes scenarios, interactive quizzes and reflective tasks to help you develop your understanding and confidence.
  • Once you’ve taken the course, it doesn’t stop there. We have a range of further information, training and downloadable resources to help you keep children safe.
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.
of our customers would recommend NSPCC training
* We received 39,176 evaluation forms from people who had taken our elearning and face-to-face/virtual live training courses between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. 38,394 (98%) said they would recommend the course they had taken.

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Buying for your organisation? If you would like to host this course on your learning management system call us on 0116 234 7246 or email

"Comprehensive training on safeguarding children and their mental health. Good advice around the importance of safety planning and a great use of scenarios to promote thoughts and provide guidance on what to consider when trying to safeguard a child or young person."

Head of Safeguarding at Place2Be