Communicating with Children Guide

Two young children talking to each other

Research and practice show that it can take years for a child to get to the point where they feel able to tell someone about their experiences. It’s vital that anyone who works with children knows how to recognise what is happening and understands how to help the child to have that conversation. This guide, developed by the ‘Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse’, brings together research and practice guidance to help give professionals the knowledge and confidence to act.

You can read the full PDF version of Communicating with children – A guide for those working with children who have or may have been sexually abused.