Sex offenders - working with them

An introductory course looking at what a sex offender is, and how to work effectively with them. Delegates will also have the opportunity to examine prejudices and how to work with these.

Sex offenders - working with them

Working with sex offenders Course Content

  • An overview of working with sex offenders
  • An understanding of sex offender registration
  • Registered sex offender management
  • Assumptions in behaviour of a registered sex offender
  • An overview of the probation service role and the police response to sex offenders
  • The cycle of offending.
Learning will be supported by case scenarios, group working and discussion.

Who should attend?

All frontline staff, team leaders and managers providing services which might be used by those with a history of sex offending.

Lisa Redwood

Mental health Lisa Redwood

Lisa Redwood has extensive experience working in the health and social care sector. She has a 25 years career in social work, mental health, housing, high risk offenders, substance misuse, complex needs and safeguarding. 

Lisa has been a freelance trainer/consultant since 2006 managing her own company supporting providers across the UK to improve their practice.

As well as working freelance Lisa has held the role of safeguarding and mental health specialist for a housing association in Somerset since 2015, providing all aspects of training and policy work regarding safeguarding and mental health.

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HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing