Disclosure, identification, assessment and interviewing children

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13 Jan 2022 - Challenges in the Management of People Convicted of a Sexual Offence pp 51-64
Sibling sexual abuse is estimated to be the most common form of intra-familial sexual abuse, yet remains an under-researched phenomenon. It raises challenges for practitioners to recognise the abuse and to balance the competing and often conflicting...
30 Nov 2021 - CSA Centre
Designed for professionals, by professionals, the CSA Centre's new Signs and Indicators Template helps professionals build a picture of their concerns, without relying on children to verbally tell us they are being abused.
30 Nov 2021 - Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse
Who is this template for? This template has been designed to support professionals across a range of organisations and agencies in systematically observing, recording and communicating their concerns about possible child sexual abuse.
15 Nov 2021 - NSPCC
What is harmful sexual behaviour? Harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) is developmentally inappropriate sexual behaviour displayed by children and young people which is harmful or abusive1. Peer-on-peer abuse is a form of HSB where sexual abuse takes...
24 Jun 2021 - Journal of Interpersonal Violence (Vol.35, Iss.23-24)
Despite the available literature on disclosure of child sexual abuse (CSA), little is known about how gender affects disclosure. This article aims to quantitatively examine whether gender differences exist in formal (to legal or child protection...
27 Apr 2021 - NSPCC
Pilot shows interactive learning tool boosts adults’ confidence in talking to children about abuse
18 Jan 2021 - Child Care Law Reporting Project
A judge in the District Court refused to make an order for face-to-face access between a mother and her three children in care, when access had been suspended due to the foster carers’ concerns about Covid-19.
12 Jan 2021 - RTE News
A senior judge on the Court of Appeal has said he was shocked to discover that a 12-year-old boy who was repeatedly raped by his father had been cross-examined by a defence barrister for six days.
16 Dec 2020 - Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
The Government has approved publication of the annual report of the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, Professor Conor O’Mahony.
07 Feb 2020 - The Herald
A child abuse expert has said the messages between Derek Mackay and a 16-year-old schoolboy should be passed to the police.