Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people: the gap between provision and need (PDF, 4MB)
reports on research carried out by the NSPCC and the University of Edinburgh into the availability and accessibility of therapeutic services for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Funded by the Private Equity Foundation, this research aimed to map the services provided for children who have been sexually abused currently provided by a range of voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations.
The research involved:
Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern Ireland: the gap between provision and need
By Lisa Bunting, Paulene Anderson and Debra Allnock (NSPCC, 2010).
Therapeutic services for sexually abused children and young people
Allnock, Debra and Hynes, Patricia (NSPCC, 2012).