LSCB : Identifying Sexual Abuse Of Children

Horntye Park Sports Complex, Bohemia Road,
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Target Audience
Children's Services Staff (ESCC) / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / EYFS Lead / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Newly Qualified Social Workers / Police Staff / Probation Service / Reception Teachers / SENCO's / SEND Practitioners / Teaching Assistants / Teaching Staff / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Foster Carers
Course description

The aim of the course is to help participants:

  • have a better understanding of child sexual abuse including the legal context

  • develop a better understanding of the signs and indicators of child sexual abuse

  • consider factors that make children and their families vulnerable to sexually abusive behaviour

  • have a better understanding of how they can manage disclosures of child sexual abuse

  • what is Child Sexual Abuse.

Important note: You will need to have undertaken the Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Module 1 & Module 2 e-learning, and also 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 this course participants will have an understanding of:

  • legal context

  • signs and Indicators in Children and Young People including sexual development

  • children and Family Vulnerabilities

  • impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Children and Young People

  • dealing with disclosures

  • child and young person development

  • safeguarding and child protection

  • health and wellbeing

  • assessment, planning and managing risk.

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 this workshop you must have completed Modules 1 and 2 of the CSA e-learning on the Learning Portal.

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.(see additional information under full details). 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.

Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must also 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 3 October 2019
End Date
Thursday 3 October 2019
Closing Date
Monday 30 September 2019
10:00 - 16:00
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