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Child Sexual Exploitation – Resources

The International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire has produced 12 short films for anyone who wants to access key learning about child sexual exploitation from their latest research.

Take a look at the films at University of Bedfordshire 

How do I know if I’m being groomed?

Voice box, Childline’s weekly video chat, features Lucy Fallon who plays Bethany Platt in Coronation Street and Helen, a Childline counsellor, talking about grooming. They give advice on how to spot the signs of grooming and how young people can get support if they are worried that they or a friend are being groomed.

Source: YouTube  Date: 07 June 2017

Further information: Childline

E-Safety – Resources

Female Genital Mutilation – Resources

Please see below three YouTube clips of different perspectives:

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Graded Care Profile 2 – Free Virtual Training

Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board have launched the NSPCC Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2) toolkit to help you identify and assess neglect in children across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

Awareness Sessions –
Find out more about the toolkit and how you can access training and resources when working with families
Available for everyone who works with children in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Training is now available

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Safer Sleep Awareness Workshop – Free Virtual Training & Resources

To increase awareness and knowledge of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and your role in the prevention and reduction.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Resources –

lightbites small recorded sessions from the lullaby trust that are FREE, all you have to do it register ie: add name and email and the link opens.

There are 5 presentations, see link for details:


Staffordshire Early Help Assessment Training – Free Virtual Training

This training is for Designated Leads for your organisation and other practitioners who will be undertaking an Early Help assessment. The program will be delivered over two half-day workshops and is aimed to increase your understanding of Early Help.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Unintentional Injuries among Children under 5 – Free Virtual Training

To increase awareness and knowledge of unintentional injuries among children under 5 and to raise awareness of deliberate injuries that may occur. Your role in the prevention and reduction of injuries. Note: this session focus’ on childhood accidents.

To find out more information and to book your place visit here

Free External E-Learning Training

Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs)

An Awareness of Forced Marriage

Female Genital Mutilation

Keeping them Safe: Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation