Index of Online Harms

Written by specialists, the Index of Harms highlights the indicators and behaviours that may be of concern and offers suggested intervention and escalations.

In particular, the resource aims to support professionals working with CYP with SEND, LGBTQ+ CYP as well as care-experienced CYP.

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To use the Index of Harms, simply select the broad area of need or support alongside the age group of the young people you are working with. The content is then presented by the Education for a Connected World Framework strand and depending on the child or young person, you may wish to review the ages above and below for additional, or more relevant behaviours and responses.

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CECYP-7-11
Care-experienced child or young person 7-18 years old
The CEYP Index of Harms is broken down into the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework. Each strand of the framework is summarised into at least one likely harm.
The CEYP Index of Harms is broken ...
Comm-Interact-4-7
Communication and Interaction (C&I) 4-7 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Communication and Interaction need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Cog-Learning-4-7
Cognition and Learning need (C&L) 4-7 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Cognition and Learning need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
SEMH-4-7
Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) 4-7 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Social, Emotional and Mental Health need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Sensory-4-7
Sensory and Physical (S&P) 4-7 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Sensory and/or Physical needs. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
SEMH-7-11
Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) 7-11 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Social, Emotional and Mental Health need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Sensory-7-11
Sensory and Physical (S&P) 7-11 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Sensory and/or Physical needs. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Comm-Interact-7-11
Communication and Interaction (C&I) 7-11 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Communication and Interaction need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Cog-Learning-7-11
Cognition and Learning need (C&L) 7-11 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Cognition and Learning need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
LGBTQ-Browsing-1200x630
LGBTQ+ 7-18 years old
The LGBTQ+ Index of Harms is broken down into the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework. Each strand of the framework is summarised into at least one likely harm.
The LGBTQ+ Index of Harms is broken ...
SEMH-11-14
Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) 11-14 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Social, Emotional and Mental Health need. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
Sensory-11-14
Sensory and Physical (S&P) 11-14 years old
This SEND Index of Harms resource is for CYP with Sensory and/or Physical needs. It is broken down by the strands from the Education for a Connected World Framework.
This SEND Index of Harms resource is ...
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