Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Harmful sexual behaviour includes:

  • using sexually explicit words and phrases
  • inappropriate touching
  • using sexual violence or threats
  • full penetrative sex with other children or adults.

Children and young people who develop harmful sexual behaviour harm themselves and others. (Source: NSPCC)

A useful leaflet is available entitled 'Are you concerned about your child's sexual behaviour?'. Please follow this link to the page from which you can read and/or download this leaflet.