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Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines

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Our child criminal exploitation and county lines course will give you insight into what child criminal exploitation (CCE) and county lines means and how to recognise the signs and how to help and support victims and their families.

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All about this Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines Course

Throughout this course you will learn about child criminal exploitation (CCE) and county lines. Including definitions for these terms, statistics, myths, dangers and early interventions used for these children. You will also cover the signs and risk factors related to this, as well as relevant legislation.

You will also look at how to support and talk to victims, potential victims and their families. You will also learn about terminology normally associated with this topic, as well as some slang that may be used in regards to this as well. Throughout the course case studies/examples will also be provided.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to child criminal exploitation and county lines – In the first unit you will look at UK statistics that are associated with child criminal exploitation and county lines. You will learn what is meant by the term child criminal exploitation and what is meant by county lines. You will be given some examples of how to recognise signs of exploitation in children, where they are likely to come across people trying to groom them and who is likely to be exploited and why.
  • Unit 2 – Warning signs and risk factors – In this unit you will learn about the warning signs to look out for in children who may be being groomed or exploited. You will also learn what makes children more at risk of exploitation and grooming including risk factors that make them more vulnerable, alongside some protective factors. Finally you will look at the importance of early intervention and the ways you can intervene early and how.
  • Unit 3 – Myths, dangers and early interventions – In this unit you will consider some common myths and misconceptions, what practitioners can do to educate and support children on the dangers of child exploitation and county lines. You will then move onto looking at what push and pull factors are in regards to county lines, and examples of them.
  • Unit 4 – Legislation – In this unit you will learn about some of the core acts and legislation that help to protect children, what education can be given to children at school, in what form and why it is important. Finally you will look at what the definition of partnership working is, who may be involved and why it is important to help look after children.
  • Unit 5 – Supporting and talking to victims, potential victims and their families – In this final unit you will learn about supporting actual victims and their families. You will consider how to speak to them, the right questions to ask, barriers you may face when speaking to them and the affect the situation may have had on victims’ families.
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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines
Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines
£20 + VAT