Harmful Sexual Behaviour Toolkit from the Lucy Faithfull Foundation
This toolkit is designed for parents, carers, family members and professionals, to help everyone play their part in keeping children safe.
It has links to useful information, resources, and support as well as practical tips to prevent harmful sexual behaviour and provide safe environments for families.
Cultural barriers to disclosing child sexual abuse: Podcast by Farrer & Co
In this podcast, Shehnal Amin from Farrer & Co speaks to Pragna Patel, Founding Member and Director of the Southall Black Sisters, who provides expert insight into what roadblocks and community expectations are keeping ethnic minority victims in abusive circumstances, and what educational efforts are necessary to affect change.
Reflect and Respond Study Guide by the Methodist Church
‘Reflect and Respond’ is a four week study guide for small groups in churches. Based on the four themes of ‘Our Calling’ it provides case study material, theological commentary and challenging questions. Highly commended by both the Secretary of Conference and the chair of the Safeguarding Committee it can be ordered from Methodist Publishing and is free.
Sibling Sexual Abuse
Whilst sexual abuse involving child siblings is thought to be the most common form of intra-familial child sexual abuse, and is an issue that most protection practitioners will encounter at some stage, understanding and dealing with sibling sexual abuse can be present significant challenges to professionals and families.
The dangers of Omegle
This BBC News item raises concerns for “Omegle” - an online chat platform which can pair the users with complete strangers in order to have virtual video chat. The site claims to be moderated - but has a reputation for unpredictable and shocking content. 'Warning: this article contains disturbing adult themes.'