Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation

Overview - Basic Awareness of Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation

This course is aimed at individuals and professionals who need to understand how to safeguard vulnerable children, young people and adults who are at risk of being sexually exploited.

This course aims to give you an awareness of what sexual exploitation is and how to identify it whilst also describing the best practice of how to safeguard those who are at risk.

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain what sexual exploitation is
  • Identify the vulnerability factors
  • Recognise the signs and indicators of sexual exploitation
  • Understand the importance of multi-agency working and the safeguarding frameworks in place to manage concerns of sexual exploitation
  • Act appropriately if you have a concern

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Safeguarding children, young people and adults online
  • Case studies
  • Conclusion

Acknowledgements

This course has developed in association with the North East Safeguarding Training Group, whose support in the production of the original material on which the course is based is gratefully acknowledged.

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download and print a certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like. This course does however have several downloadable PDFs with additional information in, which you can print off and read in your own time.

Target Audience

All individuals and professionals who work with vulnerable children, young people and adults who are at risk of being sexually exploited.

Worried about a child?

 

Contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

You can phone, or write.

if you believe it is urgent ring immediately:

 

Thurrock MASH 
Civic Offices

New Road, Grays,

Essex   

              RM17 6SL

 

  • 01375 652802

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  • Thurrock Council Emergency Duty Team (for out of hours)

 

  • 01375 372468

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  • Police Child Abuse Investigation Team
    CAll 101

or
Call 999 if you are concerned a child needs immediate protection

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