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Key Info

1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

Child Sexual Exploitation is a serious issue which impacts on hundreds of children who are in looked after care. Many children have bee exposed to experiences and abuse which has a long lasting and traumatic impact and therefore need very individual and therapeutic support.

This training course describes the meaning of the terms; abuse, child sexual exploitation, child sexual abuser, professional perpetrator, grooming and trafficking and identifies how knowledge and awareness of child sexual exploitation forms part of the wider principles of safeguarding.

This training course considers potential reasons why despite knowing about young people who are especially vulnerable, child sexual exploitation continues to happen and goes unreported and discusses preventative ways of working in order to reduce the risk or likelihood of this happening.

This training course identifies with key principles relating to relevant legislation and defines key regulations relating to child sexual exploitation of the Children’s Homes Regulations (2015).

This training course describes the impact of trauma for children who have been sexually exploited and/or sexually abused and identifies ways to assess the emotional impact of this including recognising links into reactions and behaviours.

This training course explains potential influencing factors which may increase the risk of child sexual exploitation and describes potential indicators which may raise concerns that a child may be being groomed for child sexual exploitation or may be already being abused.

This training course explains the four stages of ‘The Grooming Line’, evaluates the connection between grooming and exploitation and considers the ways in which a perpetrator can aim to gain power over a vulnerable child.

This training course compares and explains the characteristics associated with the following models of child sexual exploitation; Boyfriend Model, Gang Model, Peer Model, Online Model, Familial Model, Opportunistic Model and Trafficking Model.

This training course considers different ways of preventative working in order to reduce the risk of child sexual exploitation and/or child sexual abuse from occurring from the perspective of educational, support teams and organisational approaches.

This training course determine the procedure to follow for when a child makes a disclosure or allegation about present or historic child sexual exploitation or abuse whilst considering how challenging and frightening it can be for a child to make a disclosure.

This training course explains different ways of supporting children who are either vulnerable to the risks of child sexual exploitation and/or child sexual abuse and/or have been exploited or abused historically or recently, whilst providing support to professionals who are working with children who have been exploited and/or sexually abused. This is a Level 3 accredited course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand what Child Sexual Exploitation is
  • 1.1Describe the meaning of the terms; Abuse, Child Sexual Exploitation. Grooming, Trafficking, Professional Perpetrators and Child Sexual Abuser
  • 1.2Confirm how knowledge and awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation forms part of the wider principles of safeguarding
  • 1.3Evaluate Finkelhor’s ‘Four Preconditions Model’ of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 1.4Explain potential reasons why despite knowing about young people who are especially vulnerable, Child Sexual Exploitation continues to happen and goes unreported
  • 1.5Identify with key principles relating to legislation including; The Sexual Offences Act, The Child Abduction Act, The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act, Criminal Justice and Immigration Act and the Criminal Justice Act
  • 1.6Define the key regulations relating to child sexual exploitation of the Children’s Homes Regulations (2015)
2Understand the impact of Child Sexual Exploitation and the reaction of children (behaviours)
  • 2.1Describe the impact of trauma for children who have been sexually exploited or sexually abused
  • 2.2Assess the emotional impact of Child Sexual Exploitation and/or Child Sexual Abuse
  • 2.3Consider how the impact of Child Sexual Exploitation and/or Child Sexual Abuse may lead to certain reactions or behaviours
3Understand Influences and Indicators of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 3.1Explain potential influencing factors which may increase the risk of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 3.2Describe potential indicators which may raise concerns that a child may be being groomed for child sexual exploitation or may be already being abused
  • 3.3Explain ways in which an abuser can gain power over a child in order to abuse them
  • 3.4Explain the four stages of ‘The Grooming Line’
  • 3.5Evaluate the connection between grooming and exploitation
4Understand Models of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 4.1Compare and explain the characteristics associated with the following Models of Child Sexual Exploitation; Boyfriend Model, Gang Model, Peer Model, Online Model, Familial Model, Opportunistic Model, Trafficking Model
  • 4.2Consider how some children may have experienced multiple models of Child Sexual Exploitation
5Understand ways of preventative working
  • 5.1Describe different ways of preventative working in order to reduce the risk of Child Sexual Exploitation and/or Child Sexual Abuse from occurring from the perspective of; Educational Approaches, Support Team Approaches and Organisational Approaches
6Understand ways of supporting children who have experienced or are vulnerable to the risks of Child Sexual Exploitation
  • 6.1Determine the procedure to follow for when a child makes a disclosure or allegation about present or historic child sexual exploitation or abuse
  • 6.2Consider how challenging and frightening it can be for a child to make a disclosure
  • 6.3Explain different ways of supporting children who are either; vulnerable to the risks of Child Sexual Exploitation and/or Child Sexual Abuse and/or have been exploited or abused historically or recently
  • 6.4Describe considerations to make in support staff teams who are working with children who have been exploited and/or sexually abused

Accreditation

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

Certification

Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Child Sexual Exploitation training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience for this course

This CSE training course is designed to meet the learning needs of people who work with children and young people who have been victims of exploitation and/or grooming or are vulnerable to risks of being exploited and groomed, and need to know more about the meaning, actions and indicators, influences, legislation and support systems.

QCF Units

This Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce and the National Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).

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