In providing clear practice messages for practitioners, contemporary issues such as problematic online sexual behaviour and adolescent harmful sexual behaviour are covered and a formulation-based, trauma-informed and multi-systemic approach to working with children and their families is proposed.
Stuart Allardyce is a qualified social worker and National Manager of Stop It Now! Scotland who has specialised in working with children affected by sexual abuse and children who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour for over fifteen years. His is chair of the National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers (NOTA) in Scotland. Dr Peter Yates is also a qualified social worker with experience of working with children who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour. He lectures in Child and Public Protection at Edinburgh Napier University.