Online Safety and Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Level 2 (combined)

Pre-requisites: Participants must have completed

  • The E Learning Child Sexual Exploitation accessed via the SSCB website or Surrey Skills Academy. This is the first level of training which is an introduction and aims to raise awareness of CSE.
  • SSCB Safeguarding Foundation Module 1 and Foundation Module 2

Target Group: Online Safety – this workshop is aimed at practitioners and managers in voluntary, independent and statutory agencies who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. CSE Level 2 – This workshop is aimed at practitioners in voluntary, independent and statutory agencies who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who have some understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation. It is based on previous CSE Champions training.

Course Aim: It aims to raise awareness, considering risks and how to respond to protect children and young people who are vulnerable to exploitation on line. To develop professional’s awareness of CSE, understand Surrey’s response including developing an understanding of the risk assessment tool and know how to respond.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a greater understanding of the digital world in which children and young people live; a world that few of us understand.
  • Have an awareness of the risks children and young people take on line, particularly in relation to sharing personal information.
  • Understand how child sex offenders target children and young people using social media and un moderated chat rooms.
  • Offer practitioners an insight into how this can be avoided through education and awareness raising.
  • To understand the definition of sexual exploitation.
  • To recognise potential indicators of child sexual exploitation.
  • To be aware of the issues around perpetrators and sexual grooming
  • To be able to identify young people most at risk.
  • To have knowledge of the multi-agency screening and risk assessment tools used in Surrey.
  • To be able to signpost to appropriate services for advice, support and to make safeguarding referrals.
  • To know where to access recent research to promote key learning points.
  • To receive regular updates and notifications of key research and legislation.

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