Child sexual exploitation: the essentials | Safeguarding Training Centre

Child sexual exploitation: the essentials



Do your staff have a strong understanding of child sexual exploitation (CSE)? This session provides an opportunity to discuss the definition of CSE, dispel common myths and to identify warning signs. Staff will also recap the correct reporting procedures to ensure they are well-equipped to safeguard pupils. 

The session is designed to last 30 minutes, but can be tailored to suit your timings and the needs of your staff. 

Learning objectives

The aim of this session is to:

  • Raise awareness about CSE
  • Dispel common myths surrounding CSE 
  • Recognise the warning signs
  • Recap what to do if you have a concern

More on CSE

Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key also has factsheets on CSE, which you can access here

The factsheets cover: 

  • The definition of CSE
  • Signs and symptoms
  • What to do if you have a concern
  • Next steps 
You will also find a series of reflection and discussion questions for staff.