A safeguarding road map in sibling sexual abuse cases
Stuart Allardyce, a speaker at the conference in Session 1, provided the conference with a PDF briefing sheet called ‘A Safeguarding Map in Sibling Sexual Abuse Cases’. This should be read in conjunction with Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Knowledge and Practice Overview that was written by Stuart and Dr Peter Yates and can be found below.
Organisations highlighted in the conference
Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse
The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (CSA Centre) website contains information on sibling sexual abuse and is a key partner in the project’s work. A key document for all practitioners and professionals learning more on sibling sexual abuse is the Centre’s report – Sibling sexual abuse: A Knowledge and Practice Overview. It can be downloaded here:
The CSA Centre has just launched a Signs and Indicators Template to help professionals gather the wider signs and indicators of sexual abuse and build a picture of their concerns. Download this for free here: https://www.csacentre.org.uk/knowledge-in-practice/practice-improvement/signs-indicators-template/
To keep up to date with the latest resources, research and news on child sexual abuse, do sign-up to their newsletter here: https://www.csacentre.org.uk/about-us/newsletter/ You can follow the CSA Centre on twitter at www.twitter.com/CSACentre
For more information on statistics, a slide pack of infographics from the CSA Centre is available here: http://www.csacentre.org.uk/our-research/the-scale-and-nature-of-csa/infographics/
Purple Leaf was a partner organisation in the RCEW National Project on Sibling Sexual Abuse in relation to working with and supporting children, young people and families affected by sibling sexual abuse. More information can be found here: https://www.purpleleaf.org.uk/ssa/
STARS (Sexual Trauma Assessment, Recovery and Support), Surrey
STARS is a service for children, young people and their families who have been affected by sexual abuse. The STARS team provide training in working with children and young people who have experienced sexual trauma as part of the Surrey Safeguarding Board.
Support for those who have lived experience of trauma – http://www.thrivingsurvivors.co.uk/