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Animal Abuse

Animal Abuse

Elearning resource from Virtual College

Understanding Animal Welfare in Violent Homes

Every 30 seconds someone in England and Wales dials the RSPCA’s 24-hour cruelty line for help, meaning nearly 150,000 animal cruelty complaints were investigated in 2016 alone.

Virtual College has worked with The Links Group produced a free online course on Understanding Animal Welfare in Violent Homes. This course is of interest to anyone concerned about animal welfare or safeguarding children and will help them to recognise those at risk of physical and mental abuse. Why not register below to become more aware of the signs?

Click here to sign up for the free learning resource

 

News

Updates to National documents

Working Together to Safeguard Children updated July 2018 - click here for updated version

Information Sharing - Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers updated July 2018 - updated version here