Report and investigate

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The sexual acts may be illegal and require police investigation, but the children still need much help in multiple areas. Several services and agencies then have to assist in the effort. If you are in doubt about filing a report you can contact Statens barnehus, the Child Welfare Service or the Police.

Different ways to interpret problematic and harmful sexual behaviour (not exclusive)

  • Reaction to own trauma
  • Lack of social skills
  • Impulsivity
  • Loneliness, depression
  • Difficulties regulating emotions
  • Learning difficulties and neurological issues
  • Difficulties forming connections
  • Wanting attention
  • Lacking in knowledge of sexuality, laws and regulations
  • Curiosity and sexual arousal
  • In need of supervision and safety