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Child Sexual Exploitation (Level 2)
The course has been designed to help people who have a statutory duty to safeguard children to know the law in relation to Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and to know how to record a CSE risk assessment. You will also learn some essential CSE practice principles and intervention strategies.
The course aimed at all safeguarding professionals who have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people (this includes, social workers, police officers, teachers, family support workers, foster carers and health professionals to name a few).
About this course
The course is split into three modules:
In this course you will:
Here are some of the topics covered in the modules:
How effective is the law?; Child Protection; Child prostitution; CSE and UK law; When to protect; The Children Act 1989; The Sexual Offences Act 2003; Other legislative Acts and Orders; Low rates of conviction; Judging the victim; The decision to prosecute; The trauma of giving evidence; Securing convictions; Important things to remember when undertaking an assessment; The risk assessment process; The risk factors; Step 1: Identify the risk indicators; Step 2: Identify additional vulnerability factors; Step 3: Complete a risk factors matrix; Regular CSE assessments; The low risk matrix; When to act; The medium risk matrix; What action should be taken?; The high risk matrix; Intervention strategies; Capacity to consent; Information sharing; Ten years on and the problem is still there; Common responsibilities; The role of LSCB’s; Local authority (LA) duties; The role of the Police; The role of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); The role of of Youth Offending Teams (YOTs); The role of Health services; The role of schools and further education institutions; The role of voluntary and community sector organisations; The role of the private sector