Training Events:

Understanding and responding to Intra-familiar Child Sexual Abuse

Understanding and responding to Intra-familiar Child Sexual Abuse

  • Date: TBA
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work within the children’s and adults workforce as part of universal service or provide an early help service. As well as those who work within specialist services which sit under statutory intervention who wish to gain an insight into the prevalence of CSA within families including sibling abuse.


Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX35

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.



The aim of this course is to ensure course participants have a greater understanding of the typology and prevalence of intra-familial child sexual abuse including sibling abuse.


By the end of the session the course participants will have been informed how:

  • To considered how attitudes and beliefs around sexual development can have an influence on our ability to safeguard
  • To have an overview of the legal and statutory guidance as well as local protocols in relation to child sexual abuse.
  • Consider the common factors for families where child sexual abuse is a feature
  • To recognise the indicators of CSA including behavioural and physical markers
  • Consider the impact of this type of abuse on children, both short and long term
  • Throughout you will be given the opportunity to explore and discuss the issues related to your work situation using your own case examples and practice.

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form.