Commercial Sexual Exploitation-Identification Tool (CSE-IT)

WestCoast’s Commercial Sexual Exploitation-Identification Tool (CSE-IT, pronounced “see it”), is designed to improve early identification of children who are commercially sexually exploited. The CSE-IT is appropriate for use by any provider serving youth, including child welfare workers, probation officers, mental health clinicians, and first responders.

The following steps are required to be licensed in the CSE-IT tool:

➡ Agency MOU must be in place before you can start training.
CYFD (all divisions) is currently set up. If you are not with CYFD please check with your organization’s leadership if your MOU with WestCoast Children’s Clinic is in place before requesting training access.

➡ Complete access request form below
Requests need to be submitted by the 15th of each month
New Training Cohorts start the 1st of each month

➡ Supervisor and/or CYFD Agency Approval
Once approval is given you will be sent an email from WestCoast Children’s Clinic with an invitation to access online training. The email address will come from so keep an eye out for that and check your junk/spam folder.

Access the USER Tech Guide to help with setting up course access.

➡ Complete training within 30 days or your access will be invalidated. Training takes a typical user 3-4 hours to complete.

➡ Begin using tool per the appropriate protocol for your organization.

Registration for AUGUST is NOW CLOSED
SEPTEMBER Registration will OPEN AUGUST 15th


If you have general or technical questions or don’t receive an
invitation email by the 1st of the month, please contact Priscila Solis at

CYFD Specific Information

CSE-IT Tool Protocol for CYFD (all divisions)
(PDF attachment coming soon)

For CYFD-Juvenile Justice Staff: Questions regarding use of the tool or the protocol may be directed to Diana Trujillo


The CSE-IT Tool was developed by WestCoast Children’s Clinic, for more information about their program visit their website.