Radicalisation and Child Sexual Exploitation Training
This session is designed as an introduction to the ever increasing issue of Radicalisation and Religious Extremism in our society. Delegates will learn about how to detect the early signs of someone that is being ‘groomed’ in this area and how as professionals you can support and safeguard vulnerable children and young people from this harm. It also explores how to support victims of Radicalisation and exploitation and implement prevention strategies.
The session does not require prior knowledge or experience as case studies will be used to practically demonstrate the discussed theories, concepts and approaches.
The course is aimed for anyone directly working with children and young people as a multi-agency professionals, i.e. teachers, social workers, health workers, youth justice workers.
Child sexual exploitation (CSE) – Half day
CSE is a high profile issue at present as can be seen from publication of the recent Serious Case Reviews from Rotherham and Oxford. All staff should be aware of the potential for children to be sexually exploited and the underlying reasons for behaviour changes in children.
Defining child sexual exploitation
- Risk indicators/grooming models
- Healthy relationships
- Vulnerabilities and opportunities
- Introduction to “My Dangerous Loverboy”
- Getting young people to identify risk and talk about safety – what would they do and how would they keep themselves safe
- Increasing young people’s awareness of environments
- Completing a risk assessment
Extremism and Radicalisation – Half day
Following the publication of The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 there is a duty on all schools and health to prevent people being drawn into terrorism. This duty includes training staff to recognise radicalisation and extremism and know how to report any concerns.
Ofsted & Public Health now judge whether schools / health practitioners are safeguarding children from extremism and radicalisation. This includes the success of schools/hospitals to address such issues.
By attending this session you will:
Gain an understanding of “Prevent” and the definitions of radicalisation
- Recognise factors that could make someone vulnerable to terrorism
- See why some people are able to influence and manipulate others
- Recognise when a vulnerable individual may need help
- Understand how to access help and support
- Explore group case studies
- Lets talk about it with young people - a look at working with students