Working with Child Sexual Exploitation

Target Audience:

This training day follows on from the ‘Introduction to safeguarding children and young people from Child Sexual Exploitation’ and is for those practitioners who either are already aware of what CSE is or who want to have a more in depth knowledge about CSE. 

This training day is open to:- Schools (primary and secondary), Colleges, Police (call centre staff / PCSO’s/ Beat Officers), Social Workers, Youth Offending Teams , Residential staff (council and private), voluntary agencies, localities, family workers , faith groups and health staff (health visitors / trauma clinics) and anyone who works with children, young people and their families. 

This course is primarily for those professionals (statutory and voluntary) who either work predominately or who have regular contact with children and young people; for those who hold particular responsibilities for safeguarding and for those who hold positions as professional advisors. (i.e. Groups 2,3 and 4) 

Please be aware that the course will have explicit course content which some participants may find distressing 

Aims:
  • To provide an awareness of the grooming processes involved within Child Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
  • To explore the use of social media and technology in CSE
  • To examine case studies to support learning around CSE and how to work with children and young people and their families experiencing CSE
  • To enable delegates to make significant improvements to their working practices in relation to CSE. 
Learning Outcomes:

For participants, at the end of the day, to be aware of:- 

  • The grooming processes used in Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Sexual Abuse
  • How social media and new technologies impact on CSE and the grooming processes for child abuse
  • How to work with children and families who are victims of CSE