CSAFE Strategy - (Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment)

Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment (CSAFE) may be perpetrated by a family member (including extended family) or by a person close to, or known to, the family, such as a neighbour, family friend, partner of a parent or another trusted adult.  Children under the age of 18 may also sexually abuse others within the family environment.

Sefton LSCB has undertaken work locally on CSAFE and agreed it is a partnership priority. A CSAFE strategy has been developed and briefings on CSAFE will be delivered by Sefton LSCB to the children's workforce in Sefton to support understanding, preventing and responding to CSAFE. Experiencing sexual abuse can have a long-lasting negative impact on a child’s wellbeing that can reach into adulthood.  

Click to access Sefton LSCB CSAFE Strategy 2020-22

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