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Child sexual exploitation is a very specific form of child abuse, prevalent in all areas and perpetrated by individuals from all sectors of society.

All young people are potentially at risk of being sexually exploited. All professionals working with children and young people have a legal duty to recognise this type of abuse and safeguard them through prevention, early identification and intervention. National guidance identifies the importance of specialist child sexual exploitation training for professionals to support them in the role of safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation

This course is aimed at all practitioners working with children, young people and families and it will be particularly valuable for those with responsibilities for child protection or safeguarding.

This course will help participants to:

  • Understand what child sexual exploitation is and what is known about it

  • Understand how young people become involved and react to CSE issues

  • Recognize potential warning signs that a young person is at risk of or involved in CSE 

  • Consider  what is known about perpetrators and how they target, groom and exploit young people

  • Understand what is best practice in responding to issues of CSE including:

    • innovative approaches to investigation and disruption

    • Safeguarding young people at risk including risk assessments and information sharing

    • Preventative work

    • Have knowledge about forthcoming developments and the future of CSE practice

In addition to the above you will gain knowledge in the following areas

  • Frameworks and Resources for raising young people’s awareness

  • Typical Indicators

  • Vulnerabilities

  • Grooming models

  • How to identify perpetrators

  • Responding to concerns

  • Assessing risk and harm levels

  • Sharing information

  • Engagement with young people

  • Current good practice guidance


Your facilitator for the day is Charlotte Gordon:

Charlotte Gordon has spent 25 years working with young people of all ages specifically working in substance misuse & sexual health.

Charlotte is a life-coach, focusing on specialist techniques such as, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy and NLP. This had led her to develop a unique process for helping individuals and groups to elicit change.

Charlotte is the founder and director of KIP Education and chairwoman of the Drug Education Practitioners Forum, and is a core member of the Sex Education Forum and the PSHE Association.

Charlotte’s professional career and personal history as a vulnerable young person has allowed her to develop a unique training style that  is informal and effective. She currently delivers training nationwide to various professionals, including substance misuse workers, teachers, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers and youth offending teams, and all professionals working with young people. Charlotte plans and implements workshops on drugs, alcohol, addiction, sexual health, internet safety, bullying, eating disorders , self-harm and self-injury, domestic violence and teen-dating abuse in schools and youth settings. 

“Brilliant trainer, was kept engaged whole time and right levels of opportunity to participate. Trainer had very good knowledge on suject and how we can help young people”


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£1350 plus trainer expenses
Maximum 18 participants


Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.

For more information, please contact the KIP Education Training Manager on 07956 300 453

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