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Understanding harmful sexual behaviour (HSB) training

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Available on request

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Face-to-face / Virtual
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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Call us:0116 234 7246

Training package to help teams understand what HSB is, how it happens and how to respond

Improve your team’s understanding of HSB and increase their confidence in identifying and responding to incidents.

This course, delivered by experts from the NSPCC, helps teams better understand possible pathways to behaviour and stages of abuse as well as the complex issues related to HSB.

Professionals will be better equipped to work within the young person’s network, know when to work with families and carers, and provide appropriate support.

What will teams learn?

The training uses case studies, small group activities and interactive tools to help professionals respond appropriately to instances of HSB.

It covers:

  • developing an understanding of HSB
    the possible impact of working with children who have presented HSB
  • the risks and needs of children
    what is and isn’t okay sexual behaviour
  • the underlying reasons why a child might present HSB
  • the impact for the family
  • how to respond to HSB
  • safety planning when HSB is a factor.

Benefits of the course

  • Developed by experts in responding to harmful sexual behaviour
  • Personalised certificate of achievement and completion
  • If purchased as a region/team, we can provide pre- and post- training implementation support
  • Options for train the trainer model to locally train professionals across agencies
  • Once you’ve taken the course, it doesn’t stop there. We have a range of further information, training and resources to help you protect the children you work with
  • Income generated from the sale of our training courses is reinvested back into the NSPCC to help protect children.

Book training for your team

Contact us to book this training for your team or ask us any questions about the course.

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"Excellent training, trainers supportive and knowledgeable."

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