Child sexual exploitation: definition and guide for practitioners
Definition of child sexual exploitation, potential vulnerabilities and indicators of abuse and appropriate action to take in response.
This guidance is for:
- local authority chief executives
- directors of children’s services
- people leading local safeguarding arrangements
- people who work with children, including in social care, health, early years, education and the police
It replaces the 2009 guidance ‘Safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation’.
Published 16 February 2017