- 1-2 Study Hours
- Online Study
- Self-Printed Certificate
- 5 CPD Points
- CPD Certified
Child sexual exploitation is a form of child abuse that is defined as an individual or group that coerces manipulates or deceives a child or young person under the age of 18 into sexual activity. This can be for something the victim wants or needs or it can be for a financial advantage to the perpetrator.
This training has been designed for those working with vulnerable children or young people and covers the effects and impacts of sexual exploitation of children. Through up to date information on CSE, learner challenges and scenarios for an interactive learning experience.
Ensuring you can identify the signs and symptoms of child sexual exploitation is crucial for anyone working with children. This topic is extremely challenging to deal with as there are a vast number of potential scenarios and the signs of abuse might not be clear.
This child sexual exploitation online training has been designed for all those working with vulnerable children and gives both information and guidance on sexual exploitation. It covers the following topics:
- Definition of child sexual exploitation
- Who are the perpetrators?
- Ways in which children and young people can be sexually exploited
- Up to date information and numbers on child protection and sexual exploitation in the UK
- ‘Going missing’, and other factors for vulnerability
- Indicator behaviours and signs, and the Push Pull Effect
- The impact of sexual exploitation on children and young people
- The cycle of risk
- Risk assessment
- Grooming of children for sexual exploitation
- Human trafficking
This child sexual exploitation online course also includes challenges for learners to check their understanding as the course proceeds, case studies showing abuse, an interactive scenario and free resource downloads including printable risk assessments.
You will learn
- Identify what child sexual exploitation is and how it happens
- Demonstrate what to do if you identify a child to be a Section 17 or Section 47 risk
- Define human trafficking
- Assess the threat of online grooming
- Summarise the process of grooming
Who is it for?
- Teaching assistants
- Pastoral workers
- Healthcare workers
- Social workers