Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Last updated: 16 Mar 2017 Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour
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This briefing on recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people in sport outlines what is normal sexualised behaviour and how to recognise and respond to concerning behaviour.

Author: NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)
Published: 2017

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Defining harmful sexual behaviour (HSB)
  • Why is HSB a concern?
  • Why do some children sexually harm others?
  • A continuum of behaviours
  • How to respond to concerns about harmful sexual behaviour in sports settings
  • Further information and support 
     

Further information

Sign up to attend our Harmful sexual behaviour in sport webinar on 22 March.

Download the briefing (PDF)