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Children & Young People: Child Exploitation

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Wirral Safeguarding Childrens Board - Wirral Child Exploitation Profile

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  • Board reviewing approach to publication of local profile (Summer 2019)

Previous Profiles

Wirral Safeguarding Board launches its new website as a local information and awareness hub
 (March 2016)
As well as containing news and information items the website is now the portal for professionals to apply for our multi-agency safeguarding training courses. Most of the training courses for 2016-17 have been added to the site and other courses will be added over the next few weeks. The website is designed to be a one stop shop for professionals, and for children, young people and adults to access safeguarding information and resources and it will be continually updated with new information. 

The children’s safeguarding performance information framework
This government framework sets out the nationally and locally collected data that will help local authorities assess the performance of their child protection and safeguarding services.

Child sexual exploitation: problems and solutions from the perspectives of young people and professionals. CASCADE research briefing No 3 (March 2015)
This briefing paper aims to help understand more about what child sexual exploitation (CSE) is and what can and should be done about it – from the perspectives of young people, and professionals who have a key role to play in identifying and responding to CSE. 

Real voices: Coffey report on child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester
The inquiry into child sexual exploitation has as a report, which prioritises the voices of children and young people. The inquiry examined changes made in safeguarding children from sexual exploitation since the Rochdale grooming case, and explores what more needs to be done.  

If only someone had listened – Office of the Childrens Commissioner Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in gangs and groups
In December 2013 the Office of the Children’s Commissioner published its final report of its two-year Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in gangs and groups. The Inquiry demonstrated the scale of sexual exploitation and violence that children and young people are suffering from perpetrators operating in both gangs and groups’. The report sets out a Framework for action – See Me, Hear me – based on the evidence received by the Inquiry.