This course introduce the new Child Exploitation assessment tools which will be used in Kent and Medway, and explain the rationale behind the new assessment tools which is based on messages from research.
The learning outcomes for this course are as follows:
- to introduce the new exploitation assessments tools to be used in Kent and Medway, and give participants an opportunity to use them while developing understanding and confidence with the tools
- to be able to identify the needs of a child/young person who may be vulnerable to being exploited, is being groomed and targeted for the purposes of exploitation, or is being exploited.
- to support practitioners to be more analytical and holistic in their assessments of need and risk
- to support practitioners to identify the most appropriate interventions(s) for the child and their family.
Participants will enter a virtual learning environment via Microsoft Teams and practice using the exploitation tools in small groups to assess and plan intervention(s) for children and young people experiencing all kinds of child exploitation.