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Event Information:

  • Thu

    DSCB: Group 3 Refresher or Special Interest - Child Sexual Abuse

    9.30 - 16.30Heathfield Community Centre, Heathfield, Newton Abbot
    Group 3 Refresher or Special Interest

    Target Group:

    Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents and 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 e.g. paediatricians, GPs, midwives, school nurses, nurses, health visitors, residential staff, teachers, youth workers, probation staff, sports club welfare offices, those working with adults in, for example, learning disability, mental health, alcohol and drug misuse services and the police.


    It is suggested that delegates will have a basic knowledge and understanding of child sexual abuse probably gained from completion of the Group 2 e-learning (or organisational equivalent) and the Group 3 Core Introduction to Safeguarding and Child Protection. Pre-reading for the course should include the Executive Summary of the Children’s Commissioner’s Report

    Early Years:

    This course can be completed by any member of staff in an early years setting and will be funded by Early Years.  Any queries ring your Early Years and Childcare Adviser.

    Training Objectives:

    At the end of the session delegates will be able to:

    • Identify and assess the boundaries of what constitutes sexual abuse
    • Identify the personal, professional and social context of practice in this field
    • Recognise the behaviours and reactions of sexually abused children
    • Recognise the role and impact of the internet
    • Discuss the differences between sexual abuse and sexual exploitation
    • Describe how sex offenders operate

    Funding/Cancellation Policy:

    You must have the agreement of your manager or funding agency to attend this course, unless you wish to attend in a self-funding capacity. Please note that if payment is not received for delegates from non-partner agencies 1 month before the course is due to run your place may be cancelled.

    Please make yourself aware of the cancellation policy before booking a place as cancellations with less than 4 week's notice from the course date will incur a charge unless a substitute is found.

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