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The Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) Business Unit are holding a Forum Week in December based on Child Exploitation.

This Online Forum session will focus on the work undertaken by Somerset’s Violence Reducation Unit (VRU), Operation TOPAZ.

We will hear the national and local picture in relation to both Child Sexual & Child Criminal Exploitation, as well as the work of Operation Topaz and disruption methods used to safeguard children & vulnerable adults.

The first session will focus on Child Exploitation: Safeguarding Victims on Tuesday 6th December.

The second session will focus on Child Exploitation: Prevention and Intervention on Thursday 8th December.

The above links will take you to the booking page for the Forum week sessions.

The Forum Week is a good way to improve safeguarding knowledge and skills while meeting participatory learning that can be used towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and revalidation.