Reducing the Risk of Child Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/ Grooming Virtual Workshop
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Reducing the Risk of Child Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse/ Grooming
After a year of increased screen time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, concerns have been expressed in the media about the increased risk to children of sexual exploitation online. This course will look in detail at this area of online safeguarding, raising awareness of the issues. We will help participants to identify and understand the risks and look at how they can be mitigated.
An interactive webinar to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Before applying for this workshop, please note the following conditions:
Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the date, a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.
Target Audience: Groups 2 -5 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment. Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals from health, education, police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need.