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Child Exploitation

Pre-course requirements
None

Course aim
This course covers key areas on understanding and responding to child exploitation including Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and modern day slavery. Participants will also receive a basic understanding the impact of trauma and the use of language to enable them to work more effectively with children and young people.

Course objectives

  • Basic understanding of trauma and impact
  • Adolescent Development & Exploitation
  • An overview of Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation & Modern Day Slavery
  • Push and Pull Factors
  • Diversity & Exploitation
  • Exclusion to exploitation – what can we do to support and engage young people?
  • What happens when a young person turns 18?
  • Exploitation: Context & Language
  • What to do if you are worried

Participants are often asked to reflect on the emotional impact of the work they do and how it can be managed. Some handouts are provided on the day and others sent by email after the course.

Duration and time
One day, 9.15am to 4.30pm

It is important to attend for the full course or learning outcomes may not be met. Please note that late arrival may result in you not being admitted to the course. Leaving early may result in not being given a certificate of attendance.

The Safeguarding Partnership is now charging agencies for staff who fail to attend if we are not informed at least five working days before the course.

This includes participants who arrive late and are not admitted by the trainers or participants who on the day inform the trainers they need to leave early. The charge for this course would be £40 which would be requested at the end of the financial year.

Who should attend?
The course is aimed at anyone directly working with children and young people in Salford, such as professionals from health, children’s social care, housing, hospital staff, police, schools and education (FE/HE), sports and leisure staff, faith and community groups, youth workers and volunteers

To book a place on this course please complete our online booking form

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