The 'Tackling CSE Toolkit' is designed to assist frontline practitioners working with children in identifying Child Sexual Exploitation and taking appropriate action.
The toolkit is divided into user-friendly chapters for professionals within different organisations and agencies.
The toolkit also lists many useful resources for professionals and practitioners. For schools there are sample CSE policies that can be downloaded and adapted.
Download the Tackling CSE Toolkit using the link below:
Northamptonshire's 'Tackling CSE Toolkit' was launched on 22 May 2015 at a filmed event attended by 600 local professionals and practitioners.
Click the links to view the video of each speaker on YouTube.
1. Northamptonshire's 'Tackling CSE Toolkit' (18 minutes)
Speakers: Julie Quincey (Named Nurse) and Cath Kitchen (Head Teacher Hospital & Outreach Education)
2. Identifying and Responding to CSE (30 minutes)
Speaker: Julie Dugdale (Head of Business, Barnardo's Training and Consultancy)
3. Emma's story - surviving CSE (129 minutes, audio file only)
Speaker: Emma Jackson, CSE survivor and author of a book about her experiences
4. RISE - the role of the RISE team (34 minutes)
Speakers: DI Richard Tompkins (RISE Team Manager), Ali Mills (CAN YP Team), Joanna Bradley (Interim Team Manager, Initial Response Team and RISE)
5. NWG - talking about CSE (24 minutes)
Speaker: Sheila Taylor (Chief Executive of NWG)
Speaker: Keith Makin (Chair of Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board)
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The slides used by the speakers can be downloaded below:
The CSE Assessment has been designed for use by professionals working with children and young people who may be vulnerable to, being targeted for or involved in child sexual exploitation.
This includes concerns that the young person's internet use is putting them at risk of CSE.
Professionals should discuss any concerns with their designated child protection or safeguarding officers before using this assessment.
Practitioners must use their knowledge of the young person and answer the questions within the assessment to reflect the young person’s:
All the questions within the assessment must be considered. This is to ensure that the overall picture of the young person and their situation is as complete as possible.
This assessment must be used to assist decision making.
This assessment form is a MS Word document with fields that can be completed and saved to your computer.
'Northamptonshire Thresholds and Pathways' is part of a set of documents and tools designed to provide clear guidance to practitioners working with children, families and young people.
It ensures there are consistent approaches, practice and use of terminology across all agencies.
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