LSCB : Consent, sex and young people

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
Childminders / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / EYEE Childminders / EYFS Practitioners / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Managers / NQT's / Police / Preschool SENCO / Reception Teachers / Schools / SEND Practitioners / Senior Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Teachers / Teaching Assistants / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Course
Course categories
Foster Care / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Early Help / Health and Wellbeing / Sexual risk and/or Abuse
Course description

Over the course of this half day workshop you will learn about the law in relation to sexual consent. We will break down the definition and use case studies to explore what having the freedom and capacity to consent means. We will look at the rights and responsibilities of individuals engaging in sexual activity and ways in which you can discuss these issues with children and young people by looking at practical tools and resources.

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

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • increase their knowledge of what consent means in terms of the law and in practice

  • manage disclosures where consent has not been freely given or where it may be unclear to a young person

  • to have a clear understanding of their safeguarding roles and responsibilities in relation to consent

  • equip the workforce with practical ways to talk to young people about consent

  • to reduce incidences of sexual assaults.

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 Safeguarding.

Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.

Start Date
Thursday 19 October 2017
End Date
Thursday 19 October 2017
Closing Date
Tuesday 17 October 2017
09:30 - 13:30
Maximum Places
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