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Child Exploitation (CE) and County Lines Basic Awareness Workshop (Windsor and Maidenhead) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation Tutor Unavailable 
Event/course Code SFVSS 19/225
Event/course type Workshop
Event Introduction The key findings from recent serious case reviews involving children who have been exploited is the necessity for a multi-agency response to addressing the issue of Child Exploitation (CE) in communities such as Criminal Exploitation is also known as 'county lines'. Boroughs and nationwide, Local authorities, the metropolitan police and other agencies in Windsor and Maidenhead are working in partnership to identify children and young people at risk of CE and county lines.

The 2018 Inside government “Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation” Conference gave evidence of the significant rise in cases of sexual exploitation and abuse and called for a “social movement” with regards to CSE awareness and early intervention. The National Crime Agency reported a 700% increase in online referrals and the NSPCC have identified over 2,700 children are subject of a child protection plan or on a child protection register.

This Child Exploitation basic awareness workshop is aimed at any professional with little to no experience of the topic who wishes to expand their knowledge and implement this improved understanding within their practice and setting.

Please note this topic is hard hitting and we advise delegates with personal experiences to discuss further with line manager before booking onto this course.
Event Content The Child Exploitation (CE) and County Lines basic awareness workshop provides a thorough understanding of how to best safeguard children and young people from sexual and criminal exploitation. Local authorities, the police and other agencies within Windsor and Maidenhead are working in partnership to identify children and young people at risk of CE. This training will also explore with delegates the relevant support services and referral pathways.

The overall aim of this workshop is to give professionals with little to no experience a basic awareness of Child Exploitation (CE) and county lines.

This workshop is an interactive session which will allow participants to improve their knowledge, work through tasks, take part in activities and engage in group based discussions which will support them to explore this subject further. Improving delegates understanding will allow participants to take this experience back into their own professional practice/setting.

The workshop will be delivered by staff from Achieving for Children’s Youth Services.
Event Learning Outcomes By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

• Explain what Child Sexual and Criminal Exploitation (CSE and CCE) are
• Identify the common misconceptions of CSE & CCE
• Describe young people’s vulnerabilities
• Clarify the grooming process perpetrators use
• Evaluate the signs and impact of CSE & CCE
• Understand the links between children going missing and risk of exploitation
• Understand the various forms of child exploitation including county lines
• Identify what we can do and where to get help
Trainers Danny Gomm
Expiry Date Tuesday 25 October 2022
Course categories Safeguarding and Child Protection
Age Ranges
0 - 5 yrs No 5 - 7 yrs No 7 - 11 yrs No 11 - 19 yrs No 19 yrs No 
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Friday 25 October 201909:30 - 13:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Council Chambers, St Ives Road, SL6 1R