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Course name Recognising and responding to child sexual abuse
Course dates and times

15 October 2024 0930-1600 Face-to-Face

Course information

This course aims to increase practitioners’ knowledge and confidence in identifying and working with children who are at risk of sexual abuse. The course will focus on intervention, as well as exploring the impact on professionals working with child sexual abuse issues. The course is an introduction to child sexual abuse and its relationship with child protection cases.

Target group

All staff working in settings who may be in contact with children, young people and/or parents/carers who may become aware of possible abuse or neglect.

Aims and objectives

  • Identify the stages of sexual development throughout childhood.
  • Be able to identify the signs and indicators of child sexual abuse.
  • Develop skills in responding to allegations and disclosures of sexual abuse.
  • Develop an understanding of the child’s perspective on abuse and the emotional impact on them, as well as the wider family.
  • Develop an understanding of the issues relating to the abuser and the theoretical perspectives on child sexual abuse.
  • Identify the principles for intervention and how to respond to child sexual abuse.
  • Consider the impact of working with child sexual abuse on your own professional practice

Pre-course reading and materials



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