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'Excellent energy, really enjoyed it and learnt loads'

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Empowerment Support Sessions

for Parents and Professionals

We offer Empowerment Support Sessions to both parents and professionals to help support them to navigate the online world the children and young people are living in.

 

Professionals - 'Child Exploitaton and Protection'

The three-hour session will begin with an introduction and to seek everyone's ideas for their expectations to check that these can be answered throughout the training and reflected on at the end.

Topics covered (but not limited to):

  • What does exploitation look like?
    • Why do people exploit (not just adults exploiting children, but peer on peer)
    • What are the different types of exploitation (sexual, financial, criminal)
  • What are the indicators to look out for in a client?
    • Explore cross-over indicators from other forms of abuse
    • How easy is it to idenitfy exploitation?
  • What does the law say about exploitation?
    • What are the consequences for the perpetrator
    • Does the child know they can be prosecuted?
  • How can you support a child who is experiencing exploitation?
  • How can you support a parent who is supporting a child at risk/is being exploited?
  • What can you do with your concerns?
    • Who do you talk to?
    • What happens with the information?

 

The session is delivered using a variety of mediums, from group work to videos and discussions.

 

Parents - 'Online Empowerment; Helping you to support your child in their online world

The three-hour session will begin with an introduction and to seek everyone's ideas for their expectations to check that these can be answered throughout the training and reflected on at the end. 

Topics covered (but not limited to):

  • What is abuse and how does this link to the internet?
    • Sexual, neglect, physical and emotional linked into the online world
    • Grooming, sexing (sending nudes), bullying
  • What is exploitation and how is it defined?
    • Look at different forms of exploitation - sexual, financial and criminal
  • Indicators of exploitation
    • What to look out for in your child
    • Signs and symptoms of online abuse
  • The law and how it could impact on your child
  • Alternatives to the internet
    • Are there any?
    • What choices do YOU have?
  • What can you do to help your child?
    • Resources available to parents
  • Where can you take your concerns?
    • Organisations for support and guidance
    • Free training available online (NSPCC)
    • Apps available for support

 

The session is delivered using a variety of mediums, from group work to videos and discussions.

 

Let us know how we can help your family or organisation to feel better about the online world our children are spending their lives in.