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Training on CSE, abuse and violence

Brook delivers a range of training on CSE, abuse and violence. See below for details of each course including the aims and outcomes.

Please note that all training below can be delivered in-house, however not all will be open access. To view upcoming open access or commissioned training please visit our booking page.

And remember, if the courses below do not quite fit with your requirements we can tailor a training course just for your organisation. Please contact us via the enquiry form to discuss your requirements.

Brook talks about: Child sexual exploitation

Any young person can be a victim of child sexual exploitation. Being able to recognise the signs and respond to it appropriately will help protect young people. 

Aim: to provide participants with a clear understanding of what child sexual exploitation (CSE) is and the current laws around it.
 
Participants will be able to:

  • Define CSE
  • Recognise the signs of CSE and how to respond appropriately
  • Identify best practice in responding to concerns, referral and signposting.

Suitable for: anybody working with young people.

To book: visit our Eventbrite page or send us an enquiry.

Brook talks about: Tackling sexual harrassment in schools

With more than half of girls and young women having experienced some form of sexual harassment at school or college*, we need to stop it becoming normalised and empower professionals to tackel it.

*Women and Equalities Committee Septermber 2016

Aim: to give participants the confidence to address sexual haassment with young people.
 
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify and understand what constitutes sexual harassment
  • Describe how to practically address sexual harassment and confidently address its associated issues
  • Explain their knowledge in everyday practice
  • Demonstrate how and where to signpost young people to local services for support

Suitable for: anybody working with young people.

To book: visit our Eventbrite page or send us an enquiry.

CEOP Thinkuknow

Brook works closely with the Child Exploitation Online Protection Centre and our Practitioners are qualified to deliver the specially designed CEOP Thinkuknow training course.

Aim: to explore how how people currently use the internet and the associated risks.
 
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the nature of online offending against children
  • Know how offenders use the online environment
  • Explain how young people use the internet and mobile technology
  • Describe risk taking behaviour of young people online, including digital footprints and sexting
  • Recognise school and organisational responses and policy in this area

Suitable for: anybody working with young people.

To book: visit our Eventbrite page or contact us via the enquiry form

Spotting the signs

It’s vital for all professionals working with young people to be able to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.  This specialist training builds on the national Spotting the signs CSE proforma we developed together with BASHH (the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV).

Aim: to be able to identify the risks of CSE

 
Participants will be able to:

  • Hold conversations with young people around CSE
  • Identify and assess the risk of CSE
  • Use the proforma (a printed copy of the proforma is included as part of the training day)


Suitable for: anybody working in settings with young people.

To book: visit our Eventbrite page or contact us via the enquiry form

We produced the Spotting the signs CSE proforma as a standardised approach to identifying the risks of CSE. It is useful for all professionals dealing with young people in a range of settings including GUM clinics, specialist young people’s services and General Practice. 
 

 

Page last reviewed: February 2016
Next review due: February 2017

Brook talks about: Sexual bullying

Sexual bullying varies from name calling to physical sexual assault and statistics shows that it is increasing, particularly amongst young people. Having the knowledge and skills to recognise and tackle it will help decrease the prevalence of it.

Aim: to give participants the confidence to address sexual bullying with young people.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify and understand what constitutes sexual bullying
  • Practically address sexual bullying and confidently address its associated issues
  • Integrate the knowledge into everyday practice
  • Signpost young people to local services for support

Suitable for: anybody working with young people.

To book: visit our Eventbrite page or contact us via the enquiry form