Course Content:

This course forms Module 3 of the safeguarding programme

This training course will seek to take participants on a learning journey from basic information about sexual offending, on to knowledge of a model to assist in understanding sexual offending, then finally to a knowledge of the current sex offender management structures.
The course training material will be delivered using a number of different methods to appeal to different learning styles:

Course Content:

  • Sexual Offending: An overview
  • Cognitive distortions
  • Grooming
  • Finkelhor’s four pre-conditions model
  • Internet Sexual Offenders
  • Managing Sexual Offenders
  • Effective Risk Management:
  • Sex Offender Treatment and Self-Management;
  • Sexual Offences Prevention Orders
  • Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements [MAPPA]
  • Statutory Supervision

Delegates should be aware that sexual offending behaviour is discussed in considerable detail with anecdotes, scenarios and content based on real life sexual abuse cases. Video interviews with sex offenders may be played during practical exercises. A member of the wellbeing unit is available for the duration of the course.

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Who Should Apply?

Salvation Army officers, staff, support workers and management who require a basic working knowledge of legislation, practice, research and management of sex offenders

When booking this course, it is recommended that you also attend Risk Assessment and Management Planning.

Venue & Dates

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A one-day course: 9.00am – 4.00pm

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of sexual offending and sex offenders
  • Improve practice in working with sex offenders
  • Develop understanding of the statutory systems used to manage sex offenders

Learning Hours:

6 hours

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