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Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern Ireland

The gap between provision and need

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern IrelandBy Lisa Bunting, Paulene Anderson and Debra Allnock (March 2010)

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern Ireland: the gap between provision and need (PDF, 508KB) reports on research carried out by the NSPCC into the availability and accessibility of therapeutic services for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse in Northern Ireland.

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:

  • searches of local and national information resources
  • a survey of service providers
  • follow-up interviews with providers and commissioners of services
  • focus groups with young people to find out more about their perceptions of current provision.

Executive summary

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern Ireland: the gap between provision and need (executive summary) (PDF, 124KB)

Full report

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people in Northern Ireland: the gap between provision and need (PDF, 508KB)



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Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people: the gap between provision and need
By Debra Allnock et al (NSPCC, 2009).