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The independent inquiries into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham and Manchester have exposed the prevalence and impact of child sexual exploitation on the lives of young people. A key recommendation from both inquiries has included the need to increase professional’s awareness of child sexual exploitation.

Women and Girls Network has developed this short course aimed at Practitioners who are working directly with or are responsible for the safeguarding of young people in the Borough of Brent.Our course has been designed to focus specifically on working with girls and young women.

With these unprecedented times of lock down and home working, we are delivering our training via Zoom.

Aim: To increase participants awareness of sexual exploitation as a form of sexual abuse, enabling them to identify vulnerability and ricks indicators to better enhance practitioners ability to safeguard young people at risk of CSE.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course participants will be have:

  • Discussed own and society’s attitudes, beliefs and values to young women, sexual activity and sexual exploitation
  • Defined child sexual exploitation
  • Increased awareness of what makes young women / people vulnerable to sexual exploitation
  • Increased awareness of the global impact of trauma as a consequence of CSE from a neuroscience perspective.
  • Increased awareness of the clinical conceptualizations related to impact of trauma
  • Be aware of the law, guidance, policies and procedures relating to sexual exploitation and young women / people
  • Identified the impact of the work on self as practitioner and explore self-care strategies
Training date(s)
16 Jul 2020
10:00am to 3:00pm
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