Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Conference

The Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Conference will explore leading solutions and practical insights into effectively preventing, identifying and tackling child sexual exploitation and abuse across the UK.

Through key policy updates and best practice sessions delegates will assess how to enhance multi-agency responses to children at risk of, and who have experienced, sexual exploitation, and improve efforts to ensure a comprehensive understanding of CSE among children, young people and adults.

The impact of COVID-19 on the ability of organisations to carry out these vital safeguarding duties will also be assessed.

Reasons to Attend

the latest insights on effectively identifying and preventing child sexual exploitation

the next steps in supporting high quality multi-agency responses to support children at risk

how children can be better educated on healthy relationships and the risks of exploitative behaviour

solutions in preventing online grooming and tackling online perpetrators

insights into supporting high quality training and professional development for safeguarding professionals

the role of an effective public health approach in protecting both victims and children at risk of CSE

innovative strategies being utilised by the police to disrupt and prevent CSE activity

with leaders from across the public sector seeking innovative approaches in challenging CSE

This Conference is specifically designed for Local Authorities, Schools, Police and Charities. Typical job titles will include:
  • CSE Team Managers
  • CSE Coordinators
  • Heads of Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding Leads and Officers
  • Directors of Children’s Services
  • Chairs of Local Safeguarding Boards
  • Social Workers
  • Child Protection Officers
  • Detective Chief Inspectors
  • Detective Constables
  • Detective Inspectors
  • Named Nurses for Safeguarding Children
  • Specialist and Child Safeguarding Nurses
  • Headteachers and Assistant Headteachers
  • Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs)
  • Chief Executives
  • Victim Advocates

*This Conference is also open to the wider public sector and private sector organisations to support networking and debate.


Great day -  useful, relevant information and a forward thinking agenda

Quality Development and Compliance Manager, Lancashire Constabulary

Excellent variation of speakers from different agencies giving insights and shared knowledge from across the field

Safeguarding Sergeant, Thames Valley Police

I felt that it was a very well organised Conference. The speakers were passionate about their role which was apparent within their presentations.

Designated Safeguarding Lead, Hopewell School

Interesting and useful speakers - given us a lot of ideas on how to move forward organisationally to tackle the issue of CSE in a more robust way as there is still a long way to go.

Children's Services Practitioner, NSPCC

It was my first time attending and I found the whole event insightful and a valuable opportunity to network.

Child Sexual Exploitation Coordinator, London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council