Safeguarding the sexually active child

Who is it for?

All professionals working with young people.


Course content overview

The course covers the current law in Scotland in relation to sexually active children, the age of consent and how the law relates to young people engaging in “consensual sexual activity”, the legal consequences of underage sexual activity and “sexting”.

With developments in social media and the almost universal availability of mobile phones for young people it is important to be informed of the legal realities of young people sending and receiving images of a sexual nature and this course will provide you with information that will allow you to help young people make informed choices.


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How long does this course last?

1 Day


Who will provide this training?

Child Protection Committee


When is this course running?

Safeguarding the sexually active child

Safeguarding the sexually active child