An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation, Radicalisation & Extremism

An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation, Radicalisation & Extremism

Posted on behalf of West Sussex County Council

This FREE two and a half hour course is being run by West Sussex County Council and the children's charity Barnardo's on behalf of the Safer West Sussex [Community Safety] Partnership.  The workshop seeks to provide attendees with an awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Radicalisation and Extremism. 

Suitable for anyone who works with children or young people; including members of the public, community and voluntary sector. Topics covered include:

  • Explanations of CSE and the Prevent Agenda? (including ways in which young people may be exploited)

  • Understanding vulnerability and risk.

  • Myths and stereotypes.

  • Online safety and technology.

  • Dealing with disclosures & the reporting process.

  • Spotting possible signs of grooming and radicalisation – push and pull factors.

  • Links to absconding and young people going missing.

  • Trafficking.

  • CSE and boys.

  • Understanding consent (including the Law)

  • The work Barnardo’s does

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Better understand how children and young people become involved in Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

  • Understand how and in what ways the impact of child sexual exploitation can have on the child.

  • Better recognise how children and young people become susceptible to radicalisation into violent extremism.

  • How you as a provider of services within the community can recognise and respond to concerns in relation to vulnerable children and young people that you may come into contact with.


Trainers: Dan Sanders (WSCCS Community Safety) & Jenny Bishop/Mel Vigar (Barnardo's)

For more information please contact




What's the refund policy?

This session is free, however if you fail to attend and havent informed prior to the event, you may be charged a small administration fee of £10 per ticket

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need to bring the ticket, however you may be asked to show some form of ID such as your work pass. This is to verify your identity when you sign in. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

You are able to book more than 1 ticket or book on behalf of a colleague.  Please notify of any additional names /  changes to your booking.


15 Mar 2018 at 10:00am
until 15 Mar 2018 at 12:30pm
Crawley Library
Southgate Avenue
RH10 6HG

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