Key messages from research on child sexual exploitation: multi-agency working

Authors:
SHARP-JEFFS Nicola, COY Maddy, KELLY Liz
Publisher:
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
11
Place of publication:
London

This briefing paper is for child sexual exploitation coordinators and lead professionals from any agency, and for those planning multi-agency approaches. It brings together key messages from research on child sexual exploitation and highlights their implications for multi-agency working. It identifies: sharing expertise; establishing shared expectations and approaches; facilitating information sharing to safeguard young people; sharing resources; and sharing intelligence to disrupt perpetrators as some of the advantages of close multi-agency working, when accompanied by a commitment to shared outcomes. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
child sexual exploitation, interagency cooperation, joint working, voluntary sector, public sector, information sharing, safeguarding children;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
United Kingdom
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