How prevalent is child sexual abuse? What are the causes? What are the effects? Can sexual abuse be recognised? Is it OK to talk to children about abuse?Read More
Category: Information about children
A child or young person is sexually abused when any person uses their authority to involve them in sexual activity. Child sexual abuse is a crime.Read More
It is always important to listen, respect and support children who talk to you about an experience of sexual abuse.Read More
The child development and trauma specialist practice resource has been developed to assist practitioners in understanding typical developmental pathways of children and recognising indicators of trauma at different ages and stages.
Importantly, the resource offers practical, age-appropriate advice as to the needs of children, parents, and carers when trauma has occurred and ways in which children and families can be assisted in healing and recovery.Read More