Mentor has extensive experience in assisting law enforcement with investigations into serious sexual crimes against children. We provide consultancy and behaviour analysis regarding sexual offending to investigations at all levels, working alongside investigative teams to meet strategic and tactical objectives.
We can provide:
Where PSB and/or child sexual abuse has been a problem, schools, colleges, faith communities and organisations whose work brings them into contact with children have a safeguarding responsibility.
To ensure this is optimised staff need a specialist understanding. Mentor can provide this through bespoke case review and/or safeguarding development strategies.
When a professional working with children has been accused of sexual misconduct or abuse it is necessary to evaluate their suitability to work with children. This process will most often occur after a police investigation has concluded without a prosecution or in circumstance where the involvement of law enforcement or statutory agencies is not required. The aim is to inform the employers decision about how to proceed following an internal or independent safeguarding inquiry.
The process is not exclusively concerned with the suspicions, concerns or allegations but is a forensic behavioural examination of the accused person, which examines all aspects of their professional interaction with children.
The evaluation includes: