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Child sexual exploitation: a guide for health practitioners

Published: 31 Mar 2017

Guidelines for health practitioners on identifying and responding to a child or young person who may be at risk of or affected by sexual exploitation.

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18 page PDF

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Contents
Child sexual exploitation: a guide for health practitioners
Footnotes

18 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. Adapted from Kirtley, P (2013) "If you Shine a Light you will probably find it" Report of a Grass Roots Survey of Health Professionals with Regard to their Experiences in Dealing with Child Sexual Exploitation. NWG Network.

2. This fictional scenario is presented in the Health Education England training video, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC4Nn_mYKu0

3. This is a condensed list of indicators of CSE. Other sources of indicators include the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (2014) Child Sexual Exploitation: Improving recognition and response in health settings; Department of Health/Brook e-learning: Combating CSE. http://cse.brook.org.uk/story.html; Dagon, D. and Wray, N. (2014) Guidance on Child Sexual Exploitation: A practitioners' resource pack. Barnardo's, in partnership with the West of Scotland Child Protection Consortium.

4. Account given by female, sexually abused, from Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse, p.27. Quotations are from young people about their experiences of a range of different types of abuse.

5. Account given by male, sexually abused, from Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse, p.29.

6. Dagon, D. and Wray, N. (2014) Guidance on Child Sexual Exploitation: A practitioners' resource pack. Barnardo's, in partnership with the West of Scotland Child Protection Consortium.

7. Rogstad, K. and Johnston, G. (2014) Spotting the signs. A national proforma for identifying risk of child sexual exploitation in sexual health services. BASHH/Brook; Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse. NSPCC. This section contains quotes from young people obtained in the latter study, relating to a range of types of abuse.

8. Account given by female, sexually abused, from Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse, p.30.

9. Account given by a female, sexual abuse, from Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse, p.43.

10. Account given by female, range of abuse, from Allnock, D. and Miller, P. (2013) No one noticed, no one heard: A study of disclosures of childhood abuse, p.29


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