About this service
Safer Futures Harmful Sexualised Behaviour Service is based in Salford, but is a Regional Service and can be delivered across the North West of England.
Referrals can be made by Health and Social Care, or Youth Justice Professionals.
Direct Work with Young People
We are a trained and specialist team that offers assessment & intervention work to young people who have been referred to us due to their sexualised behaviour.
We offer direct work to help the young person to try to understand their behaviour. Our work is designed to build self-esteem & self-worth.
We help them to keep safe & make the right choices to improve life chances.
We clarify areas of risk and protective factors, using evidence based tools and approaches, which will inform agency reports & assessments.
FAMILY WORK (PARENTS/CARERS)
Specific 'whole family' work can be undertaken using methodologies to clarify parent capacity around supporting resolution to HSB.
Consultation can also be provided to parents/carers to maintain placement stability and awareness to manage risk, promote safe living, promote social skills and behaviours. Family work can also address the parent's capacity to meet their child's emotional, social and behavioural needs and to maintain protective strategies for any other siblings or children in the household.
CASE GUIDANCE & CONSULTATION can be accessed by any professional working with the child/young person. The process is intended to support the worker by offering advice and guidance with:
Case Management, Planning/Reviewing
Includes meeting with the lead/multi-agency professionals; Parents/Carers; Provision of resources to facilitate direct work with child/young person
We can deliver bespoke packages of training to a range of workforce professionals and knowledge levels from basic awareness raising to complex HSB issues