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Cybersecurity Training for Social Workers and Care Professionals

Course Aim

This one-day training course enables the participant to develop an in-depth awareness of cybersecurity and Internet safety, and gain information, skills and techniques to safeguard, monitor and control Internet usage and promote the well-being of children, young people and vulnerable people.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the one-day training, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits, responsibilities and risks of digital media and Internet usage.
  • Explain features of digital equipment and Internet capabilities.
  • List strategies to promote suitable cybersecurity and safeguard unsuitable Internet usage.
  • Demonstrate features of safety mechanisms on digital equipment.
  • Describe personal action plan for continuing development.

Course Content

  • Aim and learning outcomes
  • Legislative, policy and practice context of cybersecurity
  • Digital Age: media, equipment, games, Internet access, and sites
  • Benefits, responsibilities and risks of digital media, equipment, games and Internet
  • Familiarisation with digital media, equipment and social networking sites e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.
  • Strategies and techniques to assess and manage unsuitable usage
  • Setting safety mechanisms for digital equipment
  • Quiz, questions and answers
  • Summary and action planning
  • Course evaluation
  • Course Attendance Certificate

Duration and Time

1 day course, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Who can benefit from this training?

Anyone who needs to develop practical knowledge, skills, strategies, and techniques to safeguard Internet safety and ensure cybersecurity of children, young people and other vulnerable people.

Training Methods

The training course takes a blended learning approach and the training methods reflect all learning styles. There are interactive learning activities, quiz, presentations, self-assessment questionnaire, individual and group-work, facilitation, and discussions.

Mode of delivery

This course is delivered (1) in-house; (2) training venue; (3) Virtual training room

Contact us
  • Get in touch

  • Address
  • St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 OWS, England United Kingdom

  • Email

  • Phone
  • +44 (0) 1223 655 671