Understanding Child Sexual Abuse & Children & Young People with Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Themed Course

30 January 2019, 31 January 2019

From 09:00 - 16:00

No Longer Taking Bookings!

This is a ‘Themed course’ aimed at those who work regularly with children, young people and adults who are parents or carers. Please note that the course is now delivered over two consecutive days.


To develop an understanding of what child sexual abuse is, and the impact on children, young people and families and to develop an understanding of why young people engage in problematic or harmful sexual behaviour.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • Recognise child sexual abuse and have an understanding of the grooming process.
  • Recall legislation and guidance in this area of work.
  • Describe the impact on children, young people and families.
  • Respond effectively to child sexual abuse.
  • Communicate effectively with children and young people and establish their views, wishes and feelings.
  • Review agency and individual responsibilities in relation to child on child sexual abuse.
  • Identify the risk indicators of sexualised behaviours in children.
  • Consider the impact children’s sexualised behaviours.
  • Discuss current assessment and intervention models in child on child, including sibling, sexual abuse.
  • Explore best practice in managing potential risk relating to children who sexually abuse and recognise when to take further advice.
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Multi-Agency Training

TSCP Charging Policy for Safeguarding Training

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TSCP minimum standards for basic single agency safeguarding children awareness raising training are designed to assure that relevant training across all agencies and services in Tameside is delivered to a consistently high standard. They will be utilised by the Learning Improvement and Activity Sub- Group to quality assure relevant training. It should be noted that basic single agency awareness training should not be utilised to negate the requirement for professionals or volunteers in Tameside, whose work brings them into with children and their families, from acquiring or refreshing their Multi-Agency safeguarding knowledge via TSCP’s Multi-Agency Training Offer.

What to do if you are worried about a child

If you think a child is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being please contact one of the numbers shown on this page.

Your phone call could help to safeguard a child who may be at risk.

If the situation is immediately dangerous for the child then ring 999 and ask for the Police.

If the child is not in immediate danger contact:

Children's Hub

  • Monday to Friday during office hours - 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Friday outside office hours and weekends and public holidays – 0161 342 2222
  • GM Procedures Manual
  • Safeguarding concerns can be reported to the Children's Hub using the Online Electronic Referral form