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LSCB : Child Sexual Exploitation - Boys and Young Men

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Children's Services / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / EYFS Practitioners / Police / Probation / Schools / Senior Practitioners / Social Workers / Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
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Course Types
Course categories
Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Safeguarding
Course description

For practitioners to gain an understanding of the sexual exploitation of boys and young men in Sussex. We will look at how the community, professionals and children and young people themselves often respond differently to boys when it comes to child sexual exploitation and what we can do about it.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

After completing this course you will:

  • understand that boys and young men can also be victims of child sexual exploitation (CSE)

  • be able to identify and respond to victims appropriately

  • challenge gender bias in community and professionals' responses

  • understand the key themes relating to CSE and gender in Sussex

  • know where to access resources for working with boys and young men around CSE.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates
A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and Follow Up
Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children online e-learning training course. To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click

Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.

Start Date
Friday 8 December 2017
End Date
Friday 8 December 2017
Closing Date
Wednesday 6 December 2017
10:00 - 12:00
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