Journal article

Frontline Workers' Response to Harmful Sexual Behavior: Building Blocks For Promising Practice

Gemma McKibbin, Cathy Humphreys

TRAUMA VIOLENCE & ABUSE | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Frontline workers, including educators and health practitioners, play an important role in identifying and responding to harmful sexual behavior (HSB) carried out by children and young people. Despite this, there have been no reviews of the evidence about promising practice for how frontline workers could best manage this behavior. This article presents a scoping review of evidence exploring the research question: How can frontline professionals be trained and supported to better manage HSB carried out by children and young people? Multiple databases were searched in July 2020. Inclusion criteria included a focus on professional development or practice relating to children and young people d..

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