Ethica Solutions’ Internet Offending training course provides face-to-face guidance and advice to all those who may interact and care for children and young people. This course is suitable for parents, carers, those who perform fostering and respite-care roles and all practitioners who work with children and young people including those within education, health care, policing (and other rule-of-law agencies), education, social care, youth offending teams, community workers, sports groups, after-school clubs and youth groups offering adventure, leisure or academic activities.
This is part of Ethica Solutions series of public protection / child and young person child safeguarding modules which reinforces the agreed principle that child protection is everyone’s responsibility. This session will introduce the basics of child abuse photograph offences and confront the use of the phrase “child pornography” with the realities of what is involved. It will then move onto the behaviours of offenders on the internet and explore the concept of “grooming” as a behaviour and as a criminal offence.
The session will then move onto research results exploring children’s behaviour on the internet before moving onto a case study of a young girl’s social media profile. All extremely practical based learning and essential in today’s technologically enabled society.
By the end of this module the attending participants will be able, amongst other learning outcomes:
Module duration and delivery methodology
The course is a two-hour module. It is delivered in an informal and interactive style encouraging group discussion. It can act as a standalone CPD module or as a session within a broader Protection of the Population/Child Protection/Public Protection event.
Who should attend?
All practitioners who work with children and young people in whatever role including those within policing (and other rule-of-law agencies), education, health care, social care, youth offending teams, community workers, sports groups, after-school clubs and youth groups offering adventure, leisure or academic activities. It is also aimed at Parents and carers and those who perform fostering and respite-care roles.
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