Child criminal exploitation is an interactive forum theatre performance and workshop using professional actors and specialist facilitators to explore key issues around exploitation and serious youth violence.
Improve understanding of child criminal exploitation
Increase awareness of triggers and warning signs for exploitation / grooming
Improve skills for holding difficult or challenging conver
Reduce risk of violence and harmful behaviours
Explore safety and prevention strategies including how to get help
Increase resilience to grooming and exploitation
This particular performance focuses on the grooming process, warning signs and negative impact of CCE.
The workshop involves interactive debate and discussion exercises and engagement with the actors in performance in order to search for solutions.
There is a post-performance discussion to explore triggers, warning signs and vulnerabilities, safety planning and signposting to available support services.
This programme of work was initially commissioned by Tameside Council.
The workshop is 60 to 90 minutes long and can be repeated up to 5 times per day
This workshop is suitable for year 7’s upward
Safeguarding staff and support must be available for debriefs / follow up
Costs depend on:
Additional / specific requirements of partner
Evaluation depth / requirements
Number of preparatory meetings required
Requests for additional staff
Usually between £450 and £560 per half day. £560 and £950 per full day (including facilitator and team of actors and multiple performances per day)