Publication - Progress report

National action plan to tackle child sexual exploitation: final report

Published: 6 Jul 2020

Sets out the range of achievements and activity delivered since 2016 to prevent and tackle child sexual exploitation.

National action plan to tackle child sexual exploitation: final report
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Footnotes

1. Child Protection Improvement Programme:
https://www.gov.scot/policies/child-protection/child-protection-improvement-programme/

2. National Child Protection Leadership Group:
https://www.gov.scot/groups/national-child-protection-leadership-group/

3. Child sexual exploitation: definition and summary:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-sexual-exploitation-definition-summary/

4. Child Protection Committees Scotland:
https://www.childprotection.scot

5. Core Component Checklist:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/child-sexual-exploitation-cse-core-components-checklist-child-protection-committees/

6. Care Inspectorate A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection, August 2019
https://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/publications-statistics/30-professionals-registration/professionals-guidance/4506-a-quality-framework-for-children-and-young-people-in-need-of-care-and-protection

7. CSE Self-completion survey questions:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/survey-child-protection-committees-2019/

8. 2019 Survey findings of Child Protection Committees' Processes and Practices in Relation to Child Sexual Exploitation:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/child-protection-committees-processes-and-practices-relation-child-sexual-exploitation/

9. Scottish Government publication: The impact of children and young people's participation on policy making:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/impact-children-young-peoples-participation-policy-making/pages/2/

10. Progressing the human rights of children in Scotland: 2018-2021 action plan:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/progressing-human-rights-children-scotland-action-plan-2018-2021/

11. Scotland's Open Government Action Plan: 2018-2020:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-open-government-action-plan-2018-20/

12. Children and young people's voices matter: progress report 2018:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/children-young-peoples-voices-matter-progress-report-actions-agreed-cabinet-meeting-children-young-people-march-2018/pages/3/

13. Progressing the human rights of children in Scotland action plan 2018-2021: progress report 2019:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/progressing-human-rights-children-scotland-action-plan-2018-2021-update-2019/

14. Scotland's Year of Young People (YoYP):
https://www.scotland.org/features/looking-back-on-scotlands-year-of-young-people

15. Everyday Heroes Project:
https://everydayheroes.sps.ed.ac.uk/

16. Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP):
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/practice-exemplars/mentors-for-violence-prevention-mvp-an-overview

17. National Sexual Violence Prevention Programme:
https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/national-sv-prevention-programme/

18. 2015 Sexual Violence Prevention Project Evaluation:
https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/news/news/sexual-violence-prevention-project-evaluation/

19. Equally Safe in Higher Education (ESHE) Toolkit:
https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/schoolofsocialworksocialpolicy/equallysafeinhighereducation/eshetoolkit/

20. Emily Test campaign:
http://emilytest.co.uk/the-campaign/

21. Guidance for higher education institutions: how to handle alleged student misconduct:
https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/policy-and-analysis/reports/Pages/guidance-for-higher-education-institutions.aspx

22. Action for Children Serious Organised Crime Early Intervention Service:
https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/news-and-blogs/press-releases/2019/october/pioneering-project-diverting-teenagers-from-serious-organised-crime-is-rolled-out-across-the-uk/

23. Education Scotland National Improvement Hub CSE resource:
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/safeguarding-child-sexual-exploitation/#

24. National Centre for Social Research:
http://natcen.ac.uk/

25. Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) education online resource:
https://rshp.scot/

26. NSPCC Speak Out Stay Safe schools programme:
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/services/speak-out-stay-safe/

27. Child sexual exploitation: definition and summary:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-sexual-exploitation-definition-summary/pages/1/

28. Child sexual exploitation: definition and practitioner briefing paper:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-sexual-exploitation-definition-practitioner-briefing-paper/

29. CELCIS CSE portal:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/spotlight/child-sexual-exploitation/

30. Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/

31. Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse resources:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/resources/key-messages/

32. centre of expertise on child sexual abuse seven principles:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/our-research/responding-to-csa/risk-tools/

33. 2017 Evaluation report of National Child Sexual Exploitation Workshops:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/national-child-sexual-exploitation-workshops-evaluation-report/

34. 2019 Evaluation report of National Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Trafficking Workshops:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/evaluation-national-child-sexual-exploitation-and-child-trafficking-workshops/

35. Care Inspectorate A guide to self-evaluation for community justice in Scotland:
https://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/low-graphics/88-publications/professionals-registration/justice/3551-a-guide-to-self-evaluation-for-community-justice-in-scotland

36. Tackling prejudice and building connected communities:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/tackling-prejudice-building-connected-communities-scottish-government-response-report-independent/

37. A fairer Scotland for all: race equality action plan and highlight report 2017-2021:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-race-equality-action-plan-2017-2021-highlight-report/

38. Race equality framework for Scotland 2016 to 2030:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/race-equality-framework-scotland-2016-2030/

39. New Scots: refugee integration strategy 2018 to 2022:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/new-scots-refugee-integration-strategy-2018-2022/

40. A Connected Scotland: tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger communities:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/connected-scotland-tackling-social-isolation-loneliness-building-stronger-communities/

41. Barnardo's Scotland RISE (Reducing the Impact of Sexual Exploitation) service:
https://www.barnardos.org.uk/news/police-scotland-and-barnardos-scotland-together-combating-child-sexual-exploitation

42. Implementation evaluation of Reducing the Impact of Sexual Exploitation (RISE) Project:
https://dspace.stir.ac.uk/handle/1893/29366#.XiCKxHd2vIU

43. Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse Exploratory study use of tools and checklists to assess risk of child sexual exploitation:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/our-research/responding-to-csa/risk-tools/

44. Office for National Statistics compendium of data sources of child sexual abuse in England and Wales:
https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/bulletins/childabuseinenglandandwales/january2020

45. Centre of Expertise on child sexual abuse analysis of ONS data compendium:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/resources/blog/what-the-new-ons-child-abuse-compendium-tells-us/

46. Centre of Expertise on child sexual abuse Data Improvement Tool and Guidance:
https://www.csacentre.org.uk/our-research/the-scale-and-nature-of-csa/improving-agency-records/

47. Child sexual exploitation: a guide for health practitioners:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/child-sexual-exploitation-guide-health-practitioners/

48. Barnardo's Scotland Nightwatch CSE materials:
https://www.celcis.org/knowledge-bank/search-bank/nightwatch-cse-materials/

49. CSEthesigns marketing campaign evaluation:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/evaluation-report-of-2016-csethesigns-awareness-raising-campaign/

50. Barnardo's Scotland report: Public Understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation:
https://www.barnardos.org.uk/scotland/influencing/child-sexual-abuse-exploitation

51. Stop It Now! Scotland Upstream project and resource:
https://www.theupstreamproject.org.uk/

52. Sportscotland Standards for child wellbeing and protection in sport:
https://sportscotland.org.uk/safeguarding-in-sport/child-wellbeing-and-protection/standards-for-child-wellbeing-and-protection-in-sport/

53. Recommendations Of Independent Review Into Sexual Abuse In Scottish Football:
https://www.scottishfa.co.uk/news/independent-review-of-sexual-abuse-in-scottish-football/

54. National Missing Persons Framework for Scotland:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/national-missing-persons-framework-scotland/

55. Missing Persons Framework: update report 2018:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/missing-persons-framework-update-report/

56. Runaway helpline and resources:
www.runawayhelpline.org.uk/scotland

57. Care Inspectorate 2018 report Preventing and responding to child sexual exploitation: evidence from inspections of care services for children and young people:
https://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/news/4407-report-on-child-sexual-exploitation

58. Standard for Foster Care 2017:
https://www.sssc.uk.com/knowledgebase/article/KA-01352/en-us

59. Care Review reports:
https://www.carereview.scot/destination/independent-care-review-reports/

60. The Skills to Foster pre-approval training:
https://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/get-involved/training-consultancy/skills-foster

61. The keys to life Strategy:
https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/strategy-plan/2013/06/keys-life-improving-quality-life-people-learning-disabilities/documents/keys-life-improving-quality-life-people/keys-life-improving-quality-life-people/govscot%3Adocument/00424389.pdf

62. The keys to life Implementation Framework 2019 - 2021:
https://www.scld.org.uk/the-keys-to-life-implementation-framework-2019-2021/

63. Common Knowledge UK app:
https://www.ckuk.org.uk/index.php/about-ckuk/our-projects/ckuk-apps/

64. Autism Toolbox:
http://www.autismtoolbox.co.uk/home

65. Guidance for supporting disabled children, young people and their families:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/supporting-disabled-children-young-people-and-their-families/

66. NSPCC research: Parents' and carers' views on how we can work together to prevent the sexual abuse of disabled children:
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources/2019/protecting-disabled-children-from-sexual-abuse/

67. Internet Matters, Vulnerable Children in a Digital World:
https://www.internetmatters.org/about-us/vulnerable-children-in-a-digital-world-report/

68. Scotland's National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/national-action-plan-internet-safety-children-young-people/

69. A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People delivery plan:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-disabled-people-delivery-plan-2021-united-nations-convention/pages/3/

70. NSPCC The right to recover:
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources/2017/right-to-recover-sexual-abuse-west-scotland/

71. Healthcare Improvement Scotland Standards for Healthcare and Forensic Medical services for people who have experienced sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse:
http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/standards_and_guidelines/stnds/sexual_assault_services.aspx

72. Children and Young People's Mental Health Taskforce:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/children-young-peoples-mental-health-taskforce-delivery-plan/

73. NHS Education for Scotland National Trauma Training Framework:
https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/psychology/multiprofessional-psychology/national-trauma-training-framework.aspx

74. NHS Education for Scotland Scottish Psychological Trauma Training Plan:
https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/media/4321706/Scottish%20Psychological%20Trauma%20Training%20Plan%202019.pdf

75. Care Inspectorate Joint inspections of services for children and young people 2014-2016:
https://www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/3354/Review_of_findings_of_joint_inspections_children_and_young_people_2014-16.pdf

76. Scotland's Human trafficking and exploitation strategy:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/trafficking-exploitation-strategy/

77. Human Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy: first annual progress report:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/human-trafficking-exploitation-strategy-first-annual-progress-report/

78. 2019 Trafficking and exploitation strategy: second annual progress report:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/trafficking-exploitation-strategy-second-annual-progress-report/

79. 2020 Trafficking and exploitation strategy: third annual progress report:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/trafficking-exploitation-strategy-third-annual-progress-report-strategy-review/

80. Consultation on Independent Child Trafficking Guardians:
https://consult.gov.scot/looked-after-children-unit/independent-child-trafficking-guardians/

81. Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 section 38: consultation analysis:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/consultation-report-section-38-human-trafficking-exploitation-scotland-act-2015-duty-notify-provide-information-victims/

82. National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/national-action-plan-internet-safety-children-young-people/

83. Cyber resilience: learning and skills action plan 2018-2020:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/learning-skills-action-plan-cyber-resilience-2018-20/

84. Realising Scotland's full potential in a digital world: a digital strategy for Scotland:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/realising-scotlands-full-potential-digital-world-digital-strategy-scotland/

85. UK Council for Internet Safety:
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-council-for-internet-safety

86. Online Harms White Paper:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/online-harms-white-paper

87. Internet Watch Foundation 2018 Annual Report:
https://www.iwf.org.uk/news/record-number-of-images-showing-children-being-sexually-abused-removed-by-uk-internet-charity

88. University of Edinburgh Deterrents to Viewing Indecent Images of Children Online: A Protocol for a Meta-Narrative Review:
http://journals.ed.ac.uk/social-science-protocols/article/view/2822

89. Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Joint Investigative Interviews Workstream Report:
https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/evidence-and-procedure-review

90. Guidance on Joint Investigative Interviewing of Child Witnesses in Scotland:
https://www2.gov.scot/Publications/2011/12/16102728/0

91. Stop to Listen Pathfinder Project:
https://www.children1st.org.uk/media/5817/stoptolistenposters2016.pdf

92. Stop to Listen Pathfinder Project evaluation 2018:
https://www.celcis.org/files/4715/4082/5884/An_Evaluation_of_Stop_to_Listen._June_2018.pdf

93. PROMISE:
https://www.childrenatrisk.eu/promise/

94. Barnahus approach:
https://www.children1st.org.uk/who-we-are/speaking-up-for-scotlands-children/children-and-the-justice-system/

95. Barnahus standards:
http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/standards_and_guidelines/stnds/barnahus_standards.aspx

96. University of the West of Scotland literature review: Policing child abuse: challenges and opportunities for specialist units:
https://research-portal.uws.ac.uk/en/publications/policing-child-abuse-challenges-and-opportunities-for-specialist-

97. Harmful sexual behaviour by children and young people: Expert Group report:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/expert-group-preventing-sexual-offending-involving-children-young-people-prevention-responses-harmful-sexual-behaviour-children-young-people/

98. Equally Safe: Scotland's strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/equally-safe-scotlands-strategy-prevent-eradicate-violence-against-women-girls/

99. Equally safe: delivery plan:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/equally-safe-delivery-plan-scotlands-strategy-prevent-violence-against-women/

100. Equally Safe- Scotland's Strategy for Preventing and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls:
https://www.gov.scot/publications/equally-safe-scotlands-strategy-prevent-eradicate-violence-against-women-girls/

101. Rape Crisis Scotland Equally Safe at School - A Whole School Approach to Preventing Gender Based Violence:
https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/equally-safe-at-school/

102. Equally Safe in Colleges and Universities Working Group:
https://www.gov.scot/groups/equally-safe-in-further-and-higher-education-working-group/

103. Equally Safe in Higher Education Toolkit:
https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/schoolofsocialworksocialpolicy/equallysafeinhighereducation/eshetoolkit/theeshetoolkit/

104. Key Messages for Preventing Gender-based Violence: A Resource for Scottish Colleges, Universities and their Partners:
https://www.strath.ac.uk/media/1newwebsite/departmentsubject/socialwork/documents/eshe/Key_Messages_Report_2019_Final.pdf


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