What you get by completing this session

  • 35 mins of CPD

    A 25 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. 10 minute quiz is included.

  • Certificate of Completion

    Receive a certificate once you complete the session. Download this from your student dashboard or in your course completion email

  • Easy CPD Documentation

    Fill out the CPD Documentation activity at the end of the session, receive a PDF summary of your CPD activity and reflection right to your email inbox to save or print out!

What you'll learn in this expert session

This presentation will outline the definition of 'grooming' and provide methodologies utilised by online child sex offenders to engage and offend against children.  The law relating to offending and the predatory steps to online grooming are outlined. Potential victim traits along with victim indicators are discussed. Suggested protective and preventative parental behaviours are also outlined.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define online grooming or procurement of a young person or child
  • Identify the five steps of grooming a young person/child
  • Recognise the offline signs of grooming in young victims
  • Outline the key principles and practical strategies to reduce online risk
  • Refer families, carers, school and youth communities to esafety.gov.au and commonsensemedia.org

About the Expert

Brett Lee

Internet Safe Education creator, Brett Lee, worked as a Queensland Police Officer for 22 years, 16 of those as a Detective in the field of Child Exploitation. In the 5 years prior to his retirement from the QPS, he was a specialist in the field of undercover internet child exploitation investigations. He has been personally involved in the online investigation, arrest and prosecution of numerous offenders whose medium for preying on children is the internet. He has worked with the FBI Innocent Images Unit, Maryland USA, the Department of Homeland Security Cyber Crimes Centre, Virginia USA and the San Jose Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, California USA.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Online Grooming

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (25 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

  • 4


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