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This page lists training providers offering training for children and family service practitioners in Oxfordshire, along with signposting to national resources and high quality e-learning resources.

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Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board

The Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board (OSCB) offer offer free face-to-face and online training on a variety of safeguarding topics. This includes safeguarding courses suitable for all adults working with children, as well as themed training on diverse topics like Child Sexual Exploitation, E-Safety, Substance Misuse, Self Harm and more.

They also offer 10 online e-safety courses via the online virtual college which can be completed at your own convenience.


Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action offer training for volunteers, trustees and staff working in voluntary, community and non-profit organisations across Oxfordshire and beyond.


Oxfordshire's charity which supports young victioms of crime offers training to professionals around Protective Behaviours, Building Respectful Families (Child on Parent Violence) and Restorative practice.

Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard is a video-based 60-minute e-learning module, built around the real experiences and stories of young people, told in their own words supporting you to ensure that when a sexually abused or exploited young person has something to tell, they need to be Seen and Heard.


Preventing vulnerable adults and children from being drawn into extremism is a safeguarding concern. It is essential that frontline staff are able to spot the signs and make a safeguarding referral. Online training is available to support practitioners to identify people who may be vulnerable to radicalisation:

Minded E-Learning

MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. It includes structured E-learning for professionals across the health, social care, education, criminal justice and community settings on hundreds of mental health concerns in young pople. It is a Department of Health resources created by a broad partnership of professional organisations, aimed at anyone from beginner through to specialist. The attached Parents information includes quick guides, with useful resources like worksheets and information sheets.

 Research in Practice

Research in Practice bridges the gaps between research, practice and service users’ lived experiences to improve practice and ultimately outcomes for children and families. It includes e-learning modules, research and policy briefings, videos, research documents, webinars, events and more; you can also subscribe to case law  and policy updates. If you are employed by a local authority or another organisation that is already a Partner of Research in Practice then you can create an account that can access all resources. You can also join, as an organisation or an individual.

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