Course Introduction

This course is aimed at staff who have contact with children and young people in a variety of roles with children, young people, their parents, carers or an adult who could pose a risk to children.

Duration – 1 x Day (09.30AM – 16.00PM)

Next Course Date – Request Dates

Course Aimed at – Teachers, Childminders, Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Sports Teachers, Police, Housing Officers, Paramedics, Dentist, Designated Safeguarding leads.

Cost – £125p.p (+ VAT)

This course can be delivered as a Workshop, Classroom style or Virtual Live Online Training. If you may wish to enquire about bespoke training, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Difficulty – Intermediate

Teacher – Simon Snell

Materials Provided – Introduction Workbook

Topics Covered

  • Explore the various definitions of missing, latest research and how to respond when a child goes missing
  • To understand the meaning of Criminal Exploitation, County Lines and Trafficking
  • Identify the impact on children, their families, the community and society
  • To be able to describe how perpetrators operate and the tactics they deploy against children
  • Explore the barriers which are in place which stop children reporting and those around children, including professionals from identifying abuse in these areas
  • Understand how legislation can be applied. This includes how the National Referral Mechanism must be applied and how it works
  • Outline the latest research on universal and targeted preventative approaches
  • Explore the concept of grooming and the importance of identifying this taking place

Course Description

This course is aimed at staff who have contact with children and young people in a variety of roles with children, young people, their parents, carers or an adult who could pose a risk to children.

It is critical those who engage with children and those who have responsibility in their agencies for safeguarding children understand the threat and risk in these areas.

The aim of this course is to provide the participants with a greater understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation (including County Lines), Child Trafficking and Children who go missing.

This knowledge will increase the ability of those working in safeguarding to identify the risks, potential victims and perpetrators and adopt preventative measures.

It will also increase the ability to identify those at risk, respond to incidents and follow identified referral processes.

The ultimate aim is to reduce the harm caused to children.