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


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


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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