The course aims to enable participants to work directly with young people who are experiencing or are at risk of sexual exploitation.
Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children, and Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning courses prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.
By the end of the course it is anticipated that you will:
• know how and where to access the specialist resources for working with sexually exploited children and young people
• understand some of the obstacles faced when working with young people in this area of work and how to overcome them
• be able to engage young people and deliver specialist resources on healthy relationships and sexual exploitation
• have an understanding of the local picture of child sexual exploitation, including what Sussex Police are doing to tackle the issues
• have a better understanding of how young people behave online and how and where to access support around e-safeguarding.
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.
Participants must have also completed the eLearining course: LSCB: Child Sexual Abuse- Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation.
To complete these courses go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding. The tutor will hold the right to turn away delegates who have not completed the required training.
Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.