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Here are the resources we found for sexual abuse for parents and families:

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NSPCC Underwear Rule – Keeping Deaf Children Children Safe from Abuse

This video is made for parents and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing to show how to keep deaf children safe from child sexual exploitation and abuse. This video shows the story of a young man who’s deaf and his hearing mother, and a young girl and her dad who are both deaf and how they navigate teaching their children about how to stay safe from abuse.

7 Signs of Grooming by a Sexual Predator

In this video from Kati Morton, she identifies the 7 stages or signs of grooming by a sexual predator. She also focusses on how to escape from these stages and how to find recovery if you have been groomed. This video is on an emotive topic so please do not watch this video unless you can handle the content.

What is Consent, Assault & Harassment?

In this video from Kati Morton, she discusses what consent, assault, and harassment are and how they can take many different forms. She also broaches the topic of child on child sexual assault, incest and how sex can be used as a form of self-harm.

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Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Finding Out your Child has Done Something Sexually Harmful

Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP provides some guidance and things to think about if you discover that your child has sexually harmed someone else. Finding out that your child has done something sexually harmful can be hard to deal with and this webpage contains help and advice.

Rape and Sexual Violence Project

The Rape and Sexual Violence Project is a Birmingham-based charity who believe that everyone deserves a life free from sexual violence and abuse. They offer empathic services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.

SurvivorsUK

SurvivorsUK know that male sexual abuse has profound effects on those who experience it and can deeply affect their mental health and relationships, but they provide services to help sexually abused men as well as their friends and family, no matter when the abuse happened, and challenge the silence and attitudes of the wider society.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Spotting Signs of Sexual Abuse

A child is sexually abused when they are forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities. This doesn’t have to be physical contact, and it can happen online. Sometimes the child won’t understand that what is happening to them is abuse. This webpage contains information about child sexual exploitation and how parents can spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.

Supporting a Child who has been Sexually Abused

If your child has been sexually abused they will need your ongoing support. Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, gives some tips about how best to support them and look after yourself. A supportive approach from parents and carers significantly reduces the chance a child will have long-term difficulties as a result of abuse.

What is Sexual Abuse?

Sexual abuse can happen to girls and boys and is never a child’s fault. Child sexual abuse is when a child or young person is pressured, forced or tricked into any sexual activity with an adult or another young person. This doesn’t have to be physical contact and it can happen online. All sexual contact between an adult and a child is sexual abuse.

Download

Why my Child? A Guide for Parents of Children who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet is here to support you if you have found out that your child was a victim of sexual abuse. With the help of this guide, other resources, and the support of those you turn to – family, professionals, self-help groups – you will survive. What is more, your child can go on to lead a happy, productive life. It will take time and effort but the work is worth it.

A Self-Help Guide for Males who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet has been put together for any man who has been sexually abused, or anyone that cares about a man that has been sexually abused. The abuse could have taken place recently, or in the past but it is still important to find healthy coping mechanisms and ways to talk about it.

Video

NSPCC Underwear Rule – Keeping Deaf Children Children Safe from Abuse

This video is made for parents and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing to show how to keep deaf children safe from child sexual exploitation and abuse. This video shows the story of a young man who’s deaf and his hearing mother, and a young girl and her dad who are both deaf and how they navigate teaching their children about how to stay safe from abuse.

7 Signs of Grooming by a Sexual Predator

In this video from Kati Morton, she identifies the 7 stages or signs of grooming by a sexual predator. She also focusses on how to escape from these stages and how to find recovery if you have been groomed. This video is on an emotive topic so please do not watch this video unless you can handle the content.

What is Consent, Assault & Harassment?

In this video from Kati Morton, she discusses what consent, assault, and harassment are and how they can take many different forms. She also broaches the topic of child on child sexual assault, incest and how sex can be used as a form of self-harm.

Organisation View all organisations

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Finding Out your Child has Done Something Sexually Harmful

Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP provides some guidance and things to think about if you discover that your child has sexually harmed someone else. Finding out that your child has done something sexually harmful can be hard to deal with and this webpage contains help and advice.

Rape and Sexual Violence Project

The Rape and Sexual Violence Project is a Birmingham-based charity who believe that everyone deserves a life free from sexual violence and abuse. They offer empathic services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Spotting Signs of Sexual Abuse

A child is sexually abused when they are forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities. This doesn’t have to be physical contact, and it can happen online. Sometimes the child won’t understand that what is happening to them is abuse. This webpage contains information about child sexual exploitation and how parents can spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.

Supporting a Child who has been Sexually Abused

If your child has been sexually abused they will need your ongoing support. Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, gives some tips about how best to support them and look after yourself. A supportive approach from parents and carers significantly reduces the chance a child will have long-term difficulties as a result of abuse.

Download

Why my Child? A Guide for Parents of Children who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet is here to support you if you have found out that your child was a victim of sexual abuse. With the help of this guide, other resources, and the support of those you turn to – family, professionals, self-help groups – you will survive. What is more, your child can go on to lead a happy, productive life. It will take time and effort but the work is worth it.

A Self-Help Guide for Males who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet has been put together for any man who has been sexually abused, or anyone that cares about a man that has been sexually abused. The abuse could have taken place recently, or in the past but it is still important to find healthy coping mechanisms and ways to talk about it.

Video

NSPCC Underwear Rule – Keeping Deaf Children Children Safe from Abuse

This video is made for parents and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing to show how to keep deaf children safe from child sexual exploitation and abuse. This video shows the story of a young man who’s deaf and his hearing mother, and a young girl and her dad who are both deaf and how they navigate teaching their children about how to stay safe from abuse.

7 Signs of Grooming by a Sexual Predator

In this video from Kati Morton, she identifies the 7 stages or signs of grooming by a sexual predator. She also focusses on how to escape from these stages and how to find recovery if you have been groomed. This video is on an emotive topic so please do not watch this video unless you can handle the content.

What is Consent, Assault & Harassment?

In this video from Kati Morton, she discusses what consent, assault, and harassment are and how they can take many different forms. She also broaches the topic of child on child sexual assault, incest and how sex can be used as a form of self-harm.

Organisation View all organisations

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Finding Out your Child has Done Something Sexually Harmful

Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP provides some guidance and things to think about if you discover that your child has sexually harmed someone else. Finding out that your child has done something sexually harmful can be hard to deal with and this webpage contains help and advice.

Rape and Sexual Violence Project

The Rape and Sexual Violence Project is a Birmingham-based charity who believe that everyone deserves a life free from sexual violence and abuse. They offer empathic services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Spotting Signs of Sexual Abuse

A child is sexually abused when they are forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities. This doesn’t have to be physical contact, and it can happen online. Sometimes the child won’t understand that what is happening to them is abuse. This webpage contains information about child sexual exploitation and how parents can spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.

Supporting a Child who has been Sexually Abused

If your child has been sexually abused they will need your ongoing support. Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, gives some tips about how best to support them and look after yourself. A supportive approach from parents and carers significantly reduces the chance a child will have long-term difficulties as a result of abuse.

Download

Why my Child? A Guide for Parents of Children who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet is here to support you if you have found out that your child was a victim of sexual abuse. With the help of this guide, other resources, and the support of those you turn to – family, professionals, self-help groups – you will survive. What is more, your child can go on to lead a happy, productive life. It will take time and effort but the work is worth it.

A Self-Help Guide for Males who have been Sexually Abused

This booklet has been put together for any man who has been sexually abused, or anyone that cares about a man that has been sexually abused. The abuse could have taken place recently, or in the past but it is still important to find healthy coping mechanisms and ways to talk about it.