Supporting healthy child development after sexual abuse


The university of Bedfordshire has published a series of briefings following a project looking at the mental health and wellbeing needs of young people who have experienced sexual abuse in adolescence.

Findings from the literature review have been summarised into four briefings and a summary of the methodology.


  • Concepts briefing: Concepts and frameworks for thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of young people following sexual abuse in adolescence
  • Methodology: This briefing document details the methodology used in the literature review

For any questions about the project or these briefings contact Debra Allnock from University of Bedfordshire at