The BLAST Project (part of Yorkshire MESMAC Group of Services) is the UK’s leading male only sexual exploitation service supporting and working solely with boys and young men who have experienced, are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing child sexual exploitation (CSE).

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Yorkshire CSE Conference 2016

The 7th Annual Yorkshire CSE Conference - 2016 once again takes place at Bradford Academy on Wednesday 17th February 2016, 9:00am - 4:30pm.

To book on to the conference please click here.

Delegates will have the opportunity to attend four workshops from a choice of 20, delivered by specialist CSE services from across the country.

For details of workshops please click here.

Guest speakers include:

Jenny Pearce
Professor of Young People and Public Policy and Joint Director of The International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at The University of Bedfordshire.

With a young person Jenny will discuss some of the recent findings of research into concepts of consent, risk and resilience.

Lorin LaFave
A Mother sharing her experience of online grooming.

Important Information
We ask that delegates do not leave workshops or guest speaker presentations early as parents and young people may be sharing sensitive and personal information.

The deadline for bookings is Thursday 4th February 2016.

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