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This page was updated on 13 September 2022. To view changes, please see page updates

  • The effect of sexual abuse can be far reaching and impact on a child or young person’s physical and emotional health in both the immediate and the longer term, and can be lifelong. 
  • Therapeutic intervention and psychoeducation can be an important part of the healing process for children and families.
  • Healing is absolutely possible and largely happens through social and emotional connections.

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