Working together to enhance police responses to child sexual exploitation and related vulnerabilities
In this short film Dr Helen Beckett presents 10 key facts about child sexual exploitation drawn from a wide range of research.
Research Briefing Note 1
In this short film Professor Jenny Pearce proposes a ‘social model’ for understanding why a child or young person might appear to be consenting to sexual exploitation and abuse.
Research Briefing Note 2
In this short film George Curtis considers the particular issues associated with safeguarding children in cases of peer-on-peer sexual exploitation and violence.
Research Briefing Note 3
In this short film Dr Helen Beckett presents the findings of a research project into gang-associated sexual exploitation and violence, drawing on the analysis of interviews with 150 young people and 76 professionals from six sites across England.
Research Briefing Note 4
In this short film Carlene Firmin argues that we need to assess risk and intervene to protect teenagers from sexual exploitation and violence in the social spaces beyond the home where the abuse occurs.
Research Briefing Note 5
In this short film Fiona Factor draws on consultations with young people affected by sexual exploitation to identify six key things young people want from adults supporting them.
Research Briefing Note 6
In this short film Kate D’Arcy draws on the findings from an evaluation of the Barnardo’s FCASE project to present some of the key considerations for those wishing to raise awareness of CSE within their communities.
Research Briefing Note 7
In this short film Roma Thomas draws on the findings from an evaluation of the Barnardo’s FCASE project to argue that, rather than being blamed, parents should be seen as partners in safeguarding their children from sexual exploitation.
Research Briefing Note 8
In this short film Julie Harris draws on findings from the on-going evaluation of the Hub and Spoke project to identify key lessons for those managing child sexual exploitation workers in multi-agency teams.
Research Briefing Note 9
In this short film Camille Warrington presents some key messages from the ‘Making Justice Work’ research project, in order to improve experiences of the justice system for child witnesses and victims in CSE investigations.
Research Briefing Note 10
In this short film, Lucie Shuker draws on findings from the evaluation of the Barnardo’s Safe Accommodation Project to argue that safety for children in care should be seen as multi-dimensional (physical, relational and psychological).
Research Briefing Note 11
In this short film Claire Cody presents the findings from an inter-agency research project on reintegration of separated children – arguing that reintegration is about overall well-being rather than simply rescue and return.
Research Briefing Note 12