Safeguarding Children: Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation
- 08:30 - 13:30
- The Place Aparthotel, Manchester
Tom Duffin is the National Partnerships Director for Pace. He works with partner statutory and voluntary sector agencies to create capacity and capability to support parents and carers and promote learning among professionals across the country. Tom is also responsible for Pace Parent Liaison Officers based in multi-agency co-located CSE teams and Pace’s externally accredited training. A former police Chief Superintendent, in 1997 he was involved in the initial ACPO/ ADSS national pilot projects to develop improved responses to child sexual exploitation. He has worked to support developments in multi-agency practice across the UK and in South America and Russia. He has experience of tackling gun and gang related serious and organised crime. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Public Sector Management and has been working with Pace for five years.