Working with Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities and/or Neurodevelopmental Conditions who display Harmful Sexual Behaviour
This is a full day course for professionals who work with children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in a role where they may be required as part of their role to make an assessment of or deliver an intervention to a child or young person with harmful sexual behaviour. Participants on this course must have attended the 90 minutes workshop, ‘Identifying Harmful Sexual Behaviour in Children and Young people’.
Learning Outcomes - By the end of this course participants should be able to:
This training is being delivered free of charge by the Harmful Sexual Behaviour Project.
- Have a clearer understanding of how specific learning and developmental needs might impact upon a child’s sexual development and their ability to make and sustain appropriate relationships
- Understand the skills and techniques to use when having conversations with children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions and their parents/carers about harmful sexual behaviour (HSB)
- Understand how to make assessment and intervention in harmful sexual behaviour responsive to the developmental needs of the child or young person and their parents/carers
- Understand how to create realistic, proportionate and comprehensive safety plans for children and young people with learning disabilities and/or neurodevelopmental conditions.