Safeguarding Children and Young People from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation

Online Course

This child sexual exploitation training course will increase your awareness of the main issues in the sexual exploitation of children and young people. It is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with children and young people during the course of their work.

Organisation: 
Safeguarding Children e-Academy
Start date: 
06 Apr 2016
End date: 
06 Apr 2017

This child sexual exploitation training course will increase your awareness of the main issues in the sexual exploitation of children and young people. It is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with children and young people during the course of their work.

This course raises awareness of the legislation and guidance that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice. The course explains risk assessments and vulnerability factors and outlines the roles of various agencies such as the police and social care so you know what your responsibilities are.

This course includes scenarios to help you to think about what you would do in a given situation.

Having completed this Virtual College course learners will:

Have an awareness of the background to child sexual exploitation, including definitions, the key legislation and guidance and research findings.
Understand the risk assessment process, including the elements of a good assessment.
Know the categories of risk and what vulnerability factors to look for when undertaking an assessment.
Have a basic knowledge of the responsibilities of the key agencies involved in helping children that are being, or at risk being, sexually exploited.

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Type of learning: 
Self paced
Topic(s): 
sexual abuse
Risks assessments
Target professionals: 
Academia
Student
Researcher
trainee
Health care
Psychologist
Doctor
nurse
Law Enforcement/Justice
Police officer
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
cultural mediator
NGO worker
social worker
advisor
Public education
Freelance/other

This project is funded by: