The Centre for Child Protection

The Centre for Child Protection has developed a suite of innovative child protection simulations available to continue your professional development...

The training sessions include face to face training and use of the licence for personal development. It is also possible to purchase training packages to roll our within your organisation. Zak and Lottie licences are able to be used in the classroom or one-to-one with young people for 12 months.


Here are some snapshots to give you an insight into all our simulations. If you would like to arrange a discounted group session at your organisation please email us at or book on training already arranged a various venues here


Rosie 2 – Assessing parental capacity and neglect in complex families


Rosie ' something new, different and innovative for practitioners and, given adequate time and space to play, should inspire reflection, discussion and important learning about child protection practice.” (Child Abuse Review Journal, v22, pp222-226).

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MyCourtroom: Rosie’s family go to court

'Yes, I think it works really well as a trainer / discussion tool… I just think it is very useful, easy to enter the world of the child… It will work well as a tool for both discussion and training for staff… Overall, I was impressed with the material, concept and presentation. It is an excellent tool that will benefit my staff.' 

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Zak spotting the signs of radicalisation

 ‘..We had Ofsted in …last week. Zak was observed in a 6th form lesson and Ofsted gave feedback that they thought the lesson content was excellent.' (Kent school teacher 10/3/2014).

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Looking out for Lottie, fighting CSE

'After 20 years running care companies I have never received such a response from any training, nor one which has created such a profound effect and in-depth training.” Director of a chain of Children's Residential Homes in Kent.’

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Maryam and Joe, Behind Closed Doors

In a recent trial of the product in an FE setting, 27 out of 39 young people said the simulation had increased their knowledge of radicalisation and would alter their online behaviour.

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The Centre for Child Protection

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

Cornwallis North East

University of Kent



01227 827546


The Centre for Child Protection