Harmful sexual behaviour
Innapropriate sexual behaviour
Adult responses to concerning sexual behaviours of young people in specialist school settings
Children with disability have a right to support and safety not only to prevent harm from adults, but also from their peers. This report presents findings from a study that examined how well equipped specialist school staff are to respond to child sexual abuse among...
Good practice in delivering and evaluating interventions for young people with harmful sexual behaviours
This mixed-methods study conducted a national mapping of service responses to young people with harmful sexual behaviours. This report reveals that there are variations and gaps in services for young people with harmful sexual behaviours, and information about service availability is not readily accessible.
Safety, risk and wellbeing on dating apps: final report
This project responds to the need to provide more detailed, first-hand accounts to better understand the way health, wellbeing and safety are experienced through dating apps. The report outlines key findings of a two-year ARC Linkage partnership between Swinburne University of Technology, ACON Health, Family...
What works to prevent sexual violence against children
Together for Girls, in partnership with The Equality Institute and the Oak Foundation, undertook a systematic review of proven solutions and best practices to prevent and respond to sexual violence against children and youth (SVAC).
Swiping, stealthing and catfishing: dating and hookup apps in the media
This report aims to inform and support professionals developing health campaigns, resources or interventions to cut through and move beyond popular media narratives regarding dating and hookup apps. It also examines these media narratives in order to better understand the cultural context of app use...
Avoiding the 3 ‘M’s: accurate use of violence, abuse and neglect statistics and research to avoid myths, mistakes and misinformation
This resource aligns with, complements and is intended to support the various system design, policy and practice change and violence, abuse and neglect integration efforts underway across NSW Health statewide and locally.
A continuum of responses for harmful sexual behaviours
This paper examines the current and emerging evidence base regarding the continuum of responses for children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviours.
Australia's response to sexualised or sexually abusive behaviours in children and young people
Responding to children and young people with sexualised or sexual offending behaviours presents significant challenges across the allied health, child protection, education and juvenile justice sectors. This report maps the specialised therapeutic services designed to effect positive behavioural change and thus divert young people with...