Preventing child sexual abuse in the home

The NSPCC has published two reports about working with a community to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA) in the home. Findings from an evaluation of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation’s Protecting Parents Across Communities programme (PPAC) include: working directly with community members helps professionals to identify local risks; CSA prevention programmes need to help mothers overcome the challenges to identifying risk and taking action if they are to be successful.

Source: NSPCC Learning: A community approach to preventing child sexual abuse in the home

Further information: Working with a community to prevent child sexual abuse in the home (PDF)

Four steps to the prevention of child sexual abuse within the home (PDF)

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