LSCB 5 Minute Briefing - CSE Training New Training Dates Available

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Child Sexual Exploitation Training – New Training Dates Available


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Cumbria LSCB have published dates for its 2017/18 CSE Training. The LSCB now provides four levels of CSE Training: 

Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation e-learning which is for all professionals in Cumbria working with children and aims to increase general awareness of the main issues in the sexual exploitation of children. The module takes approximately 1-2 hours to complete and following completion participants will: 

  • Have an awareness of the background to CSE
  • Understand the risk assessment process
  • Know the categories of risk and what vulnerability factors to look for when undertaking an assessment
  • Have a basic knowledge of the responsibilities of the key agencies involved in helping children that are being, or at risk of being, sexually exploited. 

Professionals must have completed the CSE e-learning (or equivalent) before attending the LSCB CSE workshops. 

Half Day Awareness

Half Day Awareness Raising which aim to raise all professionals' awareness of CSE and their role in identifying and addressing it.  Expected outcomes of this workshop include:

  • Improved recognition of CSE and vulnerabilities to becoming a victim
  • Knowledge of and confidence in undertaking risk assessments
  • Understanding of what CSE looks like in Cumbria
  • Understanding the child's perspective
  • Improved awareness of the legislation, research and policy context
  • Improved knowledge of safety planning and offender disruption. 

Full Day Learning Workshops

Full Day Learning Workshops which are for practitioners and managers who work directly with children who have experienced Child Sexual Exploitation or are identified as at risk of exploitation. As a practitioner your work will typically involve you in Team around the Family meetings, CiN meetings, Core Groups etc.  This includes IROs. Expected outcomes include: 

  • Improved awareness of the legislation, research and policy context
  • Improved recognition of CSE and vulnerabilities to becoming a victim
  • Knowledge of and confidence in undertaking risk assessments
  • Understanding of what CSE looks like in Cumbria
  • Improved understanding of models of offending, including grooming techniques of victims and others
  • Knowledge of effective interventions with children and young people
  • Understanding of how to engage with victims, parents and carers
  • Knowledge of and confidence in applying procedures, including what to do if you believe/know a child is a victim of CSE
  • Improved understanding of the roles of different agencies in managing referrals, risk and protection including SARC, Central Hub and district community Police, 3rd sector, Sexual Health and Children's Services are understood 

Targeted Full Day Workshops

Targeted Full Day Workshops which focus upon the skills and knowledge required to effectively support the delivery of the multi-agency safety plan for children who are victims of CSE (please note dates for this training have not yet been published). The focus of these workshops will include:

  • Managing risk
  • Attachment
  • Working with trauma
  • Understanding the impact on brain development
  • Managing disclosures
  • Practical examples of the benefit of multi-agency working 

For more information on the training, including dates, times, venues and how to book a place please visit the training pages on our website 

Please read the course descriptors carefully prior to booking a place to ensure you are on the most suitable level of training for your job role.