Sexually Harmful Behaviour

Practice Guidance

There are no officially agreed ways of describing sexual behaviours which cause concern. This practice guidance refers to sexual behaviour as being on a continuum of healthy, problematic and harmful behaviours.

The NYSCB Strategy is available from the link below:

The NYSCB has also produced practice guidance for working with children adn young people who display sexually harmful behaviours.  This guidance should be read in conjunction with the North Yorkshire LSCB procedure (9.49) ‘Sexually harmful behaviour displayed by children and young people'.

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