Best practice in working with young people in residential care who have displayed sexually inappropriate behaviour

Level: Foundation / Intermediate

Duration: 2 days

Maximum number of participants: 24

Suitable for:

Residential managers, residential social workers, residential childcare officers, social workers, YOT officers, education staff and others in the safeguarding children network

Prerequisites:

Participants are expected to have an understanding of child development and safeguarding issues and to have completed awareness training regarding young people with sexually inappropriate behaviour

Objectives:

This two day course is aimed at professionals who want to increase their understanding of young people (aged 12 – 18) with a range of sexually inappropriate behaviour, their needs, evidence based practice, risk management and defensible decision making, issues regarding the professional response and to facilitate debate/discussion between participants related to case work experience. The course will cover:

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