The course aims to give you a deeper understanding of the impact of sexual exploitation on children and young people growing up. This course considers the different models of CSE, vulnerability and resilience factors in young people, what the evidence says, and what we have learnt from serious case reviews.
The course is aimed at staff who have previously attended Level 3 Multi-Agency Child Protection training, but no specialist knowledge is required.
This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.
Our course covers the following topics:
- Introduce self and aims for today
- The nature of abuse.
- Social media and grooming
- Signs and indicators of CSE, Push & Pull factors, vulnerabilities of children
- Law and consent
- Incidence & Prevalence
- The press & racism
- Why do young people go back into dangerous exploitative situations?
- First Disclosure, Recording and the CSE referral
- Parents perspective & Interventions
- Recognise and identify risk factors associated with CSE.
- Understand relevant government guidance, the legislative framework and local protocols.
- Be able to outline the different models of CSE, the types of perpetrator(s) and the way they operate, as identified in the research.
- Recognise and understand ways to effectively identify and engage with children and young people at risk of CSE.
- Be able to describe different agency roles and responsibilities and your own specific role in safeguarding children from child sexual exploitation.
- Have utilised best practice examples to explore strategies for intervention, including the use of disruption tactics, in cases where CSE is suspected/identified.