This Masters level course will be delivered by a number of experts from the International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire. The Centre was awarded the Queen's Anniversary prize for applied research on child sexual exploitation, influencing new safeguarding policy and practice in 2013.
This second run of the short course will take place over five consecutive Tuesdays in February and March. The dates are as follows: 9 Feb/16 Feb/23 Feb/1 Mar/8 Mar.
How to apply:
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
The syllabus will cover:
• Historical context of child sexual exploitation
• Legislation and policy
• Current academic debates
• A child rights approach to child sexual exploitation
• Defining child sexual exploitation and related concepts
• Identifying child sexual exploitation
• The role of prevention
• Responding to victims of child sexual exploitation
• Responding to perpetrators
• Peer on peer sexual exploitation and violence
• Consent in abusive situations
• Involving young people as partners in protection
Who should come?
This course is ideally suited to those working with children and young people
across the statutory, voluntary and private sector. It is as relevant for those in
front line practice as for those responsible for policy and safeguarding within