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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this two-part CPDcast series high profile international barrister Felicity Gerry from 36 Bedford row provides a walkthrough of the law surrounding child sexual abuse cases. She sets out the scope and purpose of the NSPCC Child Protection Fact Sheet – The Definition and Signs of Child Abuse (2010) and explains the CPS Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse (2013).

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the definition of child sex abuse;
  • Know some of the most common signs of physical abuse;
  • Be clear of the scope and purpose of the NSPCC fact sheet on the definitions and signs of child abuse;
  • Understand how the NSPCC fact sheet can assist prosecutors dealing with child sex abuse cases;
  • Know some of the types of criminal offences that arise through child sex abuse;
  • Understand the CPS Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse (2013).
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • CPS Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse 2013;
  • NSPCC inform: Child Protection Fact Sheet – The Definition and Signs of Child Abuse (2010) ;
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003.
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In this two-part CPDcast series high profile international barrister Felicity Gerry from 36 Bedford Row provides a walkthrough of the law surrounding child sexual abuse cases including the CPS Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse (2013).

Date Recorded: 5th November 2013

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