We’ve included some links to useful information on child sexual exploitation this month due to the recent GovUk publication from the Department for Education.
What is Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)?
The NHS Choices website offers succinct information on child sexual exploitation and features video presentations that may be useful for training purposes.
NHS choices – How to spot child sexual exploitation
The Children’s Society
What is Child Sexual Exploitation?
The Department for Education
In February the Department for Education published its guidance on Child Sexual Exploitation:
Tackling Child Sexual_Exploitation – Progress Report
HO DfE Consultation Response on CSE Definition
Recent research published by the DfE
20th March 2017
Child sexual exploitation – empower and protect project
Child sexual exploitation – safe steps project
Google – Protecting children from sexual abuse
Barnardos – The real story resource pack
NSPCC – child abuse and neglect
NSPCC – Preventing child abuse and neglect
Citizens Advice Bureau – If you’ve been trafficked
The Children’s Society – Our work to tackle child sexual exploitation
Social Care Institute for Excellence – Assessing the mental health needs of older people
What the Papers Say
“Child sexual exploitation offences increase fivefold in Manchester” (The Guardian 30th March 2017)
“The government is jeopardising progress on child sexual exploitation” (The Guardian 25th April 2017)
“Child sex offences recorded across UK hits all-time high amid growing concerns over online grooming” (The Independent 23rd March 2017)
“Hit internet giants over child safety NSPCC demands action against social media firms” (The Times 28th April 2017)
“We all have a role in preventing child abuse” (The Times 1st March 2017)