Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB)

Suffolk County Council provides a consultation service for Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) providing advice, assessment and intervention. Anyone who has concerns about a child aged between 0-18 can request an HSB consultation by completing the HSB consultation request form. Please click on any of the tiles below to find out more. 

Definition of HSB: “Sexual behaviours expressed by children and young people under the age of 18 years old that are developmentally inappropriate, may be harmful towards self or others, or be abusive towards another child, young person or adult.” (Hackett, 2014).