Our Training

Criminal Exploitation (County Lines & Gangs)


Fully CPD'd course.
Learn how to recognise, respond and support young people who are groomed for Criminal Exploitation. Exploring Gang culture, the effects of Social Media, Music and terminology, looking at the grooming process, local and national threat, use of the NRM, disruption tools and working on your counter narrative to this growing threat to children.
Suitable for ALL professioanls, Children's workforce, Police, Licensing, Housing, Health, NTE, Foster Carers, Education, Voluntary Sector, Youth Justice, Probation and Prison services etc.

Child Sexual Exploitation


Fully CPD'd course.
To understand what Child Sexual Exploitation is, how to recognise it, to understand the grooming process in all its forms and to work with vulnerable children, including  issues like Trauma Bonding and Stockholm syndrome. Exploring Human Trafficking and the NRM referral process, discussing victim blaming and how to work with youg people who have been abused through Child Sexual Exploitation.
Suitable for ALL professionals. We offer Basic & Advanced CSE courses, bespoke to your area of work.

Managing Challenging Behaviour


Delegates will learn to identify what behaviour is, exploring and discussing ACEs and how they can impact a lifetime. Together we learn to differentiate and identify challenging behaviour & age appropriate behaviour and to ensure a consistence practice when dealing with challenging behaviour.

We will explain the key principles of attachment and bonding critical for a child’s healthy development and how healthy attachment is facilitated. Delegates will understand the various ways that neglect and abuse negatively influence attachment, exploring the consequent challenging behaviours.

Be prepared to have your own behaviour challenged!

Suitable for ALL professionals who work with Children, mainly aimed towards Foster Carers and Residential staff or anyone operating a care role for Children and Young People

Our Training

Night Time Economy Training

 CYP First are proud to be the recognsied trainers for Operation Makesafe for Bedfordshire Police and have delivered to 1000s of licensed drivers and hoteliers about how to spot and report Child Exploitation within their vehicles or Hotels.  

Licensed Driver Training

 Connecting drivers to the subject of Child Exploitation is what makes this course so successful. Drivers learn how to spot and report all froms of exploitation, exploring legal implications and legislation, dispelling myths of victims and perpertrators along the way. 

Responding to Missing Children


 This course aims to understand and explore:
•Why children / young people runaway?
•Vulnerability factors that may increase missing episodes
•Trauma and Stockholm Syndrome
•Understanding Missing from Care Categories
•Police Definitions

Updating Riask Assessments
•How to Manage Young People going Missing
•Legislation and Guidance
•Runaway and Missing from Home and Care (RMFHC) protocol
•Statutory Guidance 

Return Interviews

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Other Training

  CYP First also deliver the following courses and will also write specific training to suit your needs:

  • Self-Harm
  • FGM
  • Safeguarding
  • Reporting & Recording
  • Social Media & Internet Awareness
  • Confirmation Bias
  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Radicalisation & Terrorism