Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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CS Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse training

Venue - Virtual Classroom, Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays
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Target Audience
PCC Children's Services Specific - All Staff
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Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services
Children's Social Care
Course description
Aimed at Early Help Workers, Child Practitioners, Personal Advisors. Youth Justice Officer.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
This 1-day introductory course provides an overview of the key issues needed to support professionals in identifying and responding to cases of intra-familial child sexual abuse.

• 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
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 20 July 2022
End Date
Wednesday 20 July 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 19 July 2022
09:30 - 17:00
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