Forensic Awareness

Producer: Embrace Learning

Duration: 3 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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Aimed at people working in the health and social care sectors, this training course has been developed in association with Voyage Care.

This e-learning training course is aimed at people who work in secure settings and emphasises the importance of forensic awareness. It will help learners to understand why risk assessment and management are key to the safety of all concerned.

The training course looks at why and how people are detained, and the laws and court procedures involved.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


Forensic Awareness, is broken down into three easy-to-follow units - an introduction and two study units.

The study units are:

- Forensic health provision
- Case studies and work sheets


By the end of each study unit learners will be able to:

- Explain what is meant by forensic health provision
- Identify why and how someone may be detained or sectioned
- Understand the importance of assessing and managing risk in a forensic setting
- Describe how people are assessed in custody and during the legal process
- Describe how risk assessment and setting targets can be applied in forensic situations
- Explain the importance of monitoring and assisting progress for people in detention
- Monitor their own performance at work on an ongoing basis

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