Child Sexual Exploitation

4 hour course

The aim of this course is for carers to understand and respond to the needs of children and young people placed in care, who are at risk of sexual exploitation and are in need of safe accommodation. This includes:

  • Gaining a basic knowledge and understanding about child exploitation
  • Understanding the nature of risks for particular children and young people who are facing sexual exploitation
  • Be aware of how children and young people are affected by sexual exploitation and understand behaviours they may present
  • Be aware of specific risks which may be present for children and young people who are sexually exploited
  • Understand the grooming process
  • Understand the need for multi-agency working and be able to identify the additional support needs of young people and carers
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