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CS Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse for social workers

Venue
Venue - Virtual Classroom, Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays
venue
Course Tutors
Confirmed To Be
tutors
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (workforcedevelopment@peterborough.gov.uk)
Target Audience
PCC Children's Services Specific - All Staff
target audience
Course Types
Classroom
Course categories
Children's Services
Subject
Children's Social Care
Course description
Aimed at Social Workers across CSC.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
Day 1 learning outcomes:
• A better understanding of the scale and nature of child sexual abuse
• An understanding of the myths, stereotypes and obstacles in practice and how to overcome such obstacles
• An understanding of how the impact of child sexual abuse presents in children and young people
• Be able to identify the potential signs and indicators of sexual abuse and sexually abusive behaviour
• An understanding of how children communicate their experiences of sexual abuse and the professional role in helping them do this
• Have a broad understanding of who it is who abuses children
• A greater comprehension of how and why sexual abuse happens in families
• Understanding the importance of a ‘whole family’ approach to assessing and intervening with families
• An improved confidence in identifying and responding to concerns of intra-familial child sexual abuse

Day 2 learning outcomes:
• The ability to apply theories about how sexual abuse happens in families to practice
• Knowledge and understanding of some of the tools to support assessment in cases of alleged, suspected or known child sexual abuse
• An understanding of the key factors to assess in cases of alleged, suspected or known child sexual abuse taking a whole family approach
• An understanding of how to intervene effectively is cases of alleged, suspected or known child sexual abuse, taking a whole family approach
• An increased ability to undertake effective assessments of child sexual abuse including considerations for the child, alleged perpetrator and non-abusing partner
• Have increased knowledge of the key tenets of family safety planning
Additional Information
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Start Date
Tuesday 25 January 2022
End Date
Thursday 27 January 2022
Closing Date
Monday 24 January 2022
Times
09:30 - 17:00
Maximum Places
10 
Cost
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