LSCB : Working with Children and Young People who Display Sexually Harmful Behaviours

Horntye Park Sports Complex, Bohemia Road,
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Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / Fire Service / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) / Managers / NQT's / Operations Manager / Police / Practice Managers / Probation / Reception Teachers / School SENCO's / Schools / Schools Staff / SEND Practitioners / Senior Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Teachers / Teaching Assistants / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Early Years / Foster Care / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Communicating with Children and Young People / Early Help / Sexual risk and/or Abuse
Course description
To enable participants to identify, understand and work with sexually harmful behaviours in children and young people. This course is aimed at all front line professionals, including managers; from East Sussex County Council Children’s Services Social Care, Early Help, Children’s Services Education, Adult Services, Youth Offending Team, East Sussex Schools, Police, Health, Probation and the Voluntary and Independent sectors.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning and the Introduction Child Sexual Abuse Modules 1 & 2 prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.
Training objectives

Learning outcomes
At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • explore the difference between healthy and harmful sexual behaviour

  • understand the legislation that governs our practice

  • learn about pathways to offending in children and young people

  • manage and assess risk in a multi-agency context

  • learn about practice interventions and how to apply these in a range of settings.

 Links to Common Core Skills:

      3. Safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the child

      5. Multi agency working

      6. Sharing Information.
Additional Information
Maximum Delegates
A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place, 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 both of the eLearning modules:
Introduction Child Sexual Abuse - Modules 1 & 2
Module 1 provides learners with a basic understanding of the legal definition and prevalence of child sexual abuse.
Module 2 focuses on what makes children and young people vulnerable to sexual abuse and the signs and indicators of sexually abusive behaviour. These modules are vital preparation for the classroom training andyou may be turned away if you have not completed them.
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.
Refreshments are provided however lunch is not.
Start Date
Wednesday 21 November 2018
End Date
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Closing Date
Monday 19 November 2018
09:30 - 16:30
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