Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Training - Level 1 CPD Accredited

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Thursday 28th April 2022
09:30 - 16:30
Price: £62
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This Level 1 is suitable for professionals, volunteers & community members who want to gain understanding of child sexual exploitation.


  1. To understand the definition of child sexual exploitation.
  2. To be able to identify signs of child sexual abuse
  3. To be able to identify indicators of child sexual exploitation.
  4. Show an understanding of barriers to disclosure.
  5. Identify examples of “reachable” or “critical” moments.
  6. Understand the significance of reporting within safeguarding


Each participant needs to have attended the full duration of the training and completed a training workbook. Group work interaction and discussion will form part of the assessment.

On completion, each participant will receive a Level 1 CPD Accredited Certificate in "Child sexual exploitation awareness".

The Government's "Tackling child sexual abuse strategy" (Feb 2021) empahsises the need for everyone to play their part,

“…across all agencies, all sectors, charities, communities, technology companies and society more widely”.

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“Karen’s teaching style was accessible and engaging. She was very up to date with current events which gave a richness to her session. Aside from this, she was very approachable, humorous, and considerate”.

“It was a really good overview of CSE – very interactive, which made it more enjoyable. I came away feeling more confident in my skills around CSE awareness”.

“Excellent training and would fully recommend”

“Very informative, relaxed but professional. Karen is truly inspiring”

TRAINER BIOGRAPHY Karen Livesey is a qualified teacher, youth worker and experienced trainer.

She began her professional career as a Primary School teacher in London before becoming an Advanced Practitioner for Lancashire Youth and Community Service for 26 years. With increasing issues identified in child sexual and criminal exploitation Karen pursued specialist training in child sexual exploitation, safeguarding, modern day slavery and sexual health. She completed Advanced training in Sexual health, Advanced Safeguarding, Adverse Childhood Experience training, Advanced Accredited Level 4 training in Child sexual exploitation, and a PGCE at UCLan in “Leadership and Management in Social Work and Social Care”.

In 2021 Karen delivered a new multi-agency contextual safeguarding training project in child sexual and criminal exploitation funded by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Karen is a director for “No Whispers” Community Interest Company and an Associate Trainer for Talking Life and The Athena Programme.

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