Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm

It is crucial that those who work with children are aware of the signs and symptoms of child exploitation and extra-familial harm, and what to do when a case is suspected. This Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm training (formerly known as Child Sexual Exploitation) includes challenges, interactive scenarios and resource downloads.

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Course Overview

Format

  • Intermediate
  • 1-2 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate

Accreditation

  • 5 CPD Points
  • CPD Certified

Course description

This Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm training has been designed for those working with at risk children or young people and covers the effects and impacts of exploitation and extra-familial harm of children. It has up to date information on CSE, learner challenges and scenarios for an interactive learning experience.

Ensuring you can identify the signs and symptoms of child exploitation and extra-familial harm is crucial for anyone working with children. This topic is extremely challenging to deal with as there are a vast number of potential scenarios and the signs of abuse might not be clear.

This child exploitation and extra-familial harm online training (formerly known as Child Sexual Exploitation) has been designed for all those working with at risk children and gives both information and guidance on sexual exploitation.

What's covered in this Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm course?

Our online Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm training course is broken down into the following sections and can be completed at your own pace.

The course includes:

ModuleWhat it includes

Introduction

This introduction will give you the overall learning outcomes of the course such as how to safeguard children and young people to minimise the risk of them being exploited, identify what child sexual exploitation is and how it happens, demonstrate what to do if you identify a child as being exploited, or at risk of or being exploited, and more
Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm: Definition, contextual exploitation and the scale of child criminal activityThis section will enable you to identify child exploitation so that you can react to the situation appropriately. After completing this module you will be able to describe what child exploitation and extra-familial harm is, identify risk factors and vulnerabilities increasing the risk of child exploitation and extra-familial harm, explain levels of risk and appropriate responses to safeguard children, describe the grooming process, outline responses to different levels of risk and describe how to reduce and prevent child exploitation and extra-familial harm.
Safeguarding FrameworkIn this section, you will look at The Children Act 1989, Working Together 2018 and The Modern Slavery Act 2015 in order to give you a clearer understanding of the information in place to protect children from exploitation. You'll also learn about the National Referral Mechanism and we give you the tools and checklists you would need in the event of referring a child at risk.
ChallengesThis section of the training gives you a series of challenges that have been designed to help you check your knowledge on child exploitation and extra-familial harm. We also give you a list of resources for you to always have the right information at hand.

This Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm online course also includes challenges for learners to check their understanding as the course proceeds, case studies showing abuse, an interactive scenario and free resource downloads including printable risk assessments.

Who should take this Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm course?

This course is suitable for anyone working with children - teachers, teaching assistants, healthcare workers, social workers, pastoral workers, police, volunteers, councillors and school support staff. It is also suitable for all employees (in any work environment) who would benefit from understanding more about safeguarding children at risk.

Accreditation

The content of this online Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Duration

This online Child Exploitation and Extra-familial Harm training course will take approximately one to two hours to complete, depending on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment and Certificate

After completing all of the training material you will be able to take the online assessment which consists of 10 questions and has a pass mark of 75%. Once you have undertaken all of the activities, passed the online assessment and completed the relevant evaluation you will be able to download and print your certificate.

You will learn

  • Identify what child exploitation and extra-familial harm is and how it happens
  • Demonstrate what to do if you identify a child to be a Section 17 or Section 47 risk
  • Define human trafficking
  • Assess the threat of online grooming
  • Summarise the process of grooming

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • Pastoral workers
  • Healthcare workers
  • Social workers
  • Councillors

How the online courses work

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  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College which will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable, the learner's name, the title of the course and the date of completion.

    If you have purchased the posted certificate option, available on selected courses, a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out the following working week after completion.