Child-on-child abuse

About 20 to 25 minutes
Certificate included
Types of abuse
Sexual Abuse
Emotional Abuse
Child-on-child Abuse
Online Risks
Physical Abuse
Last reviewed on 24 January 2024
Ref: 2054
Course lengthAbout 20 to 25 minutes
Suitable forAll staff and governors in all school types

In this short course, your staff will learn:

  • What child-on-child abuse is, the different forms it can take, and how to spot it
  • What child-on-child sexual harassment and sexual violence are, and why it's so important to be alert to them
  • What to do if they have a concern about a child or a child makes a report of child-on-child abuse
  • What specific actions to take if a child reports child-on-child sexual abuse
  • How they can help to prevent and address child-on-child abuse of any kind

Governors will also learn about their additional responsibilities with regard to this safeguarding issue.

The course finishes with a short assessment to test knowledge and put the learning into practice.

Note: child-on-child abuse was previously known as 'peer-on-peer abuse'.

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