Training for Police – Probation & Legal Professionals

Bespoke Training Course

Dangers of the Internet (mov)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12027-015-0386-z

Benefits to the delegate

At the end of the course delegates will have:

  • gained a clear understanding of how offenders behave in the online environment, including “grooming” behaviour;
  • discussed how the Internet is used to Motivate and Justify online child sex offending
  • gained an insight into children’s risk taking behaviour and its exploitation by offenders;
  • experienced new and emerging online environments; and identified online areas shared between Sex Offenders and Victims.
  • Introduce the Spectrum of Confidence (Offender) & the Spectrum of Vulnerability (Victim) and their implications.
  • looked at the role of fantasy and the collection of images; and
  • considered how the spiral of sexual abuse (a theoretical model for understanding and explaining child sexual abuse) relates to internet offenders.
  • What is ‘unallocated space’ and ‘internet cache’ in relation to evidence and offender methodology and typology
  • ACPO Guidelines concerning search and seizure of electronic evidence
  • Relationship between Extreme Pornography and IIOC

The course material is aimed at personnel who have a direct working interest in this area of criminality and who already have some knowledge of the basic elements involved. It is an opportunity for practitioners to have access to the most current and useful knowledge and information available to assist in their work.

Please note: this course does not include hi-tech forensic instruction or techniques but does not preclude officers from such units attending to enhance their knowledge.

Who should attend ?

  • Police officers involved in interviewing and investigating an allegation or offences where child sex abuse is a factor
  • Law enforcement officers / police staff that are responsible for the management of child sex offenders in the community
  • Solicitors / Barristers / Custody Suite Representatives
  • Child Protection Officers
  • Professionals who work with child sex offenders including Probation Officers, Prison Officers and Social Workers

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