Child Sexual Exploitation

Course Overview

The 2018 Inside Government “Tackling CSE” Conference gave evidence of the significant rise in case of sexual exploitation and abuse and called for a “social movement” with regards to CSE awareness and early intervention. The National Crime Agency reported a 700 % increase in online referrals and the NSPCC have identified over 2,700 children are subject of a child protection plan or on a child protection register.

As professionals it is crucial to gain knowledge, awareness and understanding of the complexities of Child Sexual Exploitation, models of grooming, legislation, vulnerabilities of children and young people, safeguarding and reporting. This course aims to do that.

Who is the course aimed at?

Suitable for anyone working with children and young children who may be at risk of sexual exploitation. Typically, local authority social care and Children’s Service workers.

How long is the course?

1 day

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course, participants will:

understand CSE models and the process of grooming

have knowledge of the vulnerabilities of children and young people

be able to identify sexual offences as part of the Sexual Offences Act 2013.

understand the significance of social media in relation to CSE and abuse

– understand the importance of recognising, recording and reporting CSE.


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                                                            – Manchester Safe Guarding Officer


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