Introduction to Child Exploitation

Feb 2021

Introduction to Child Exploitation


This online multi-agency course is for anyone working with children or young people who may be at risk of child exploitation. This course provides an overview of child exploitation in its various forms including county lines and sexual exploitation. The course helps practitioners to understand how to identify when a child or young person may be at risk of exploitation. It also looks at how practitioners can respond to identified or suspected child exploitation in order to safeguard the child from harm.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants should have:

  • Be able to identify the warning signs that a child might be risk of, or experiencing exploitation
  • Have an understanding of the complexities of working with children at risk of, or experiencing exploitation
  • Be familiar with how to respond appropriately to safeguard a child at risk of, or experiencing exploitation
  • Know how best to share intelligence and information
  • Be able to apply learning to practice


Participants must have completed  Introduction to Working Together to Safeguard Children and Young People (or their in-house equivalent) before they can access this training.

Dates Available

  • Wednesday 10th March

Register your place here.


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