The government’s 2015 Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation policy paper designated child sexual abuse the status of a national threat, alongside offences such as organised crime and terrorism. As a national threat, child sexual abuse requires a national response, which necessitates an understanding of how to effectively collaborate for all those involved in protecting children.
It is widely recognised as the most important annual event of its kind for councillors, directors, senior officers, policymakers and service managers with responsibilities for children's services, adult care and health in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.
Join experts and leading practitioners from across the sector and gain practical insights to help you commission and provide services that have a genuine impact for children, young people and families.
Our 6th Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Conference has been put together following the publication of the Government’s policy paper on dealing with child sexual exploitation (CSE).
Child poverty rates in London have long been linked to the low rates of parents in paid employment in London.
In March 2015 the Government announced that from September 2015 health and education reviews of children aged between 24 and 30 months old will be integrated, bringing together Healthy Child Programme assessments by health visitors, and the Early Years Progress Check at age 2 years by early years practitioners, to provide parents with a more complete picture of their child.
This is a free half day workshop for staff and volunteers in voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.