Introducing the Child Exploitation and Missing Team SHIELD

Please see the attached presentation from the launch of SHIELD: SHIELD Team Launch Presentation

Child Sexual Exploitation – Warning Signs & Vulnerabilities Checklist

New Knowsley Child Exploitation Policy 2019

It is important to recognise that all children and young people may be at risk of child exploitation. Perpetrators can and do target a wide range of children and practitioners should be alert to this issue whenever concerns about a child are noticed. This useful guidance document issued by the Children’s Commissioner provides a checklist of the associated Child Sexual Exploitation Warning Signs & Vulnerabilities.


CSE Training and Awareness

There are a number of resources available to partners, community groups , front line practitioners, children, young people, parents and carers. The following links have examples of useful current guidance and training material.

Links to online resources for professionals

Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation

Please see below a list of phone apps (applications) that children and young people might access via their mobile phones and tablets. We know that children and young people can be contacted or even groomed this way.

 Information on Aps that have been used for CSE/Inappropriate messaging

Government guidance

KSCB expects compliance with this guidance
Puppet on a string – the urgent need to cut children free from sexual exploitation