Our analysis of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) found strong links between sexual exploitation and those young people who are reported missing from home.Similar links exist between missing and an emerging concern of Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE)
Child Sexual Exploitation
We continue to implement the County Durham Child Sexual Exploitation and Action Plan to prevent, protect and pursue all forms of CSE. Follow the links to read more about Child Sexual Exploitation, you can also download the CSE Intelligence / Information Submission Form and the Child Sexual Exploitation Risk Assessment Matrix
Child Criminal Exploitation
Read more about this through the government’s Serious Violence Strategy here. Read the government’s guidance on County Lines here The same process for sharing intelligence as set out above applies to CCE.
Go #Knifefree – a resource for young people from the Home Office
|The #knifefree website provides advice and guidance for young people on the risks of carrying knife backed up by real stories, and includes a get help and support page.
Further information at #knifefree
There are a range of risks associated with missing children including sexual exploitation, mental health, alcohol or drug misuse issues with the motivation for going missing including family conflict or relationship issues. Follow the links to read more about Missing Children.
Useful guidance is provided by Missing People on What is a Return Interview here .
Go to the Child Sexual Exploitation page.
Go to the Missing Children page.
See these posters produced by Catch 22 August 2018 on Spotting the Signs of sexual exploitation and missing here