Traffic Light Tools for recognising worrying sexual behaviour in children and young people - for parents and carers

These leaflets are designed to help give adults guidance and information to help understand more about the difference between healthy and developmentally expected sexual exploration and play, in children of specific ages, and behaviour that is not appropriate and can cause harm to others or increase a child's vulnerability. If you would like to order copies of any materials included here, email wolvercote@lucyfaithfull.org.uk or call 01372 847160.

Helping you understand the sexual development of children under the age of 5

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Knowing how to recognise and respond to age appropriate behaviours in children under the age of 5 helps to support the development of healthy sexual behaviour and protect children from harm or abuse.
When ordering please quote item code PP02 (A4)

Helping you understand the sexual development of children between 5-11

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Knowing how to recognise and respond to age appropriate behaviours in children between the ages of 5-11 helps to support the development of healthy sexual behaviour and protect children from harm or abuse
When ordering please quote item code PP01 (A4)

Traffic Light Tools for Professionals

The above traffic light tool materials are designed for parents, carers and other protective adults. For materials designed for use with, and by, professionals please see Brook: https://www.brook.org.uk/our-work/category/sexual-behaviours-traffic-light-tool