Young people with additional support needs and harmful sexual behaviour : what does evidence tell us about best practice?

Allardyce, Stuart; Dyer, Fiona, ed. (2019) Young people with additional support needs and harmful sexual behaviour : what does evidence tell us about best practice? In: Prevention, Intervention & Inclusion, 2019-04-03 - 2019-04-03, Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice.

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    Abstract

    Key Issues • Heterogenous phenomena • Reported levels of maltreatment and polyvictimisaton experienced by children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour are consistently high. Childhood sexual abuse 6 x over-represented in comparison to non-sexual offending adolescents (Seto and Lalumiere, 2010) • Shame and embarrassment key issues • Labelling