Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. This is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation and the theme is KINDNESS.
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The online course has been designed for trading standards officers, social workers, health workers, police, befrienders to give them:
· an understanding of the scale of the problem of scams;
· an insight into the behavior of the criminals behind scams;
· an understanding of the legislation that can be used to support scam victims and to prosecute criminals behind scams; and
· practical advice on how best to support a victim of scams.
There is a short assessment at the end of the course and a certificate will be issued if the assessment is passed.
The course is available via the Friends Against Scams website https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/course.php/1/practitioner_e_learning
We have become aware of a doorstep scam that is currently happening across Sutton. We are aware that leaflets are being dropped at homes in Sutton, encouraging people to open bank accounts for a company involved in betting. Please under no circumstances should residents take up the offer or contact the company.