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Child Sexual Exploitation (Level 1)
The course has been designed to help anyone who works with children and young people safeguard them from Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). In this course you will learn what CSE is and learn about CSE from the perspective of the offenders and the victims. You will also learn about key role mobile and internet technology plays in CSE and about the differences between gang and group CSE.
The course is aimed at anyone who works with or has contact with children.
About this course
This course will heighten your awareness and increase your understanding of child sexual exploitation (CSE).
The course is split into six modules:
In this course you will:
Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:
The problem with child sexual exploitation | Recent high profile cases | Which of these involve CSE? | A definition of CSE | What are your views? | My Dangerous Loverboy | Who are the offenders? | How do they do it? | Associated crimes | Secondary offences | How big is the problem? | What are we up against? | How do offenders work? | The grooming process | Red flag behaviours | Offender motives | Love? | What to look out for | Victims’ experience | ‘At risk’ children | Under-represented groups | Gender differences | Why does it happen to them? | Common misconceptions | Consent and criminalisation | Difficulties disclosing CSE | Impact of CSE on victims | Behavioural signs | Who victims associate with and where | The feelings victims might express | The importance of educating yourself | What children do online | What can grooming involve and lead to | Risky behaviours | What children think | Child guidelines | Internet acronyms | What are the warning signs?