Social Care

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How are offenders of child exploitation adapting to COVID-19?

Listen to Lindsay Dalton, Pace Head of Training and Partnerships talking about how offenders of child exploitation are adapting to COVID-19. “Raising awareness about child exploitation won’t stop offenders from targeting children, but it can help us as professionals to recognise signs and indicators that a child is being exploited.”

Parents of sexually exploited children call for reforms in Social Care Services

Parents are calling for a quicker response when a referral is made, and the development of positive relationships between Children’s Social Care services and the families they support. These are the main findings of new research carried out by national child exploitation charity Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace), among parents of sexually exploited children in … Continued

Multi-agency child sexual exploitation team marks its ten-year anniversary

A multi-agency child sexual exploitation team working in partnership with families to disrupt abuse, convict perpetrators and protect children at risk is marking its ten-year anniversary. The Engage team is one of three multi-agency child sexual exploitation (CSE) teams working across Lancashire and comprises a range of agencies and organisations including the Police, Social Care, … Continued