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Our free one day Child Sexual Exploitation and Ending Harmful Practices trainings are funded by MOPAC and Angelou and have been developed for front-line staff working directly with Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) working within London organisations.

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This one day accredited course aims to increase participant’s awareness and knowledge of harmful practices, enabling them to identify vulnerability and risks factors in order to enhance practitioner’s ability to recognise to better safeguard and protect young women at risk of harmful practices.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase awareness and knowledge of the definitions and some of the acts that constitutes harmful practices (HP).

  • Increase awareness of some of the indicators of harmful practices

  • Increase awareness and knowledge of the global and traumatic impact of HP on women and girls well-being. 

  • Increase awareness of the trauma cycle from a neuroscience perspective

  • Increase awareness and knowledge of relevant clinical conceptualisations and presentations that can manifest as a consequence of HP.  

  • Identify best practice and issues to consider when working with women and girls in relation to HP

  • Identify impact of work on self as practitioner and develop self-care strategies

Children and young people are increasingly being coerced into sexually exploitative situations. They are constantly under pressure to become involved in sexual activity through peer pressure, gang involvement and internet grooming. The aim of the training is 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.


What you will learn:

  • Define child sexual exploitation

  • Explore own and society’s attitudes, beliefs and values to regarding young women, sexual activity and sexual exploitation whilst challenging myths and stereotypes 

  • Increase awareness of what makes young women/people vulnerable to sexual exploitation

  • Increase awareness of the global impact of trauma as a consequences of CSE from a neuroscience perspective 

  • Increase awareness and knowledge of relevant clinical conceptualisations that can manifest as a consequence of HP 

  • Be aware of the law, guidance, policies and procedures relating to sexual exploitation and young women/people

  • Identify the impact of the work on self as practitioner and explore self care strategies.

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