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Half Day Training Course - Problematic & Harmful Sexual Behaviour: Children & Young People

This thought provoking half day course will provide you with a better understanding of this complex subject. The training is ideal for all professionals working with or supporting children and young people.

This informative and interactive half day course will cover aspects of consideration whilst supporting children and young people displaying problematic or harmful sexual behaviour.

We will highlight approaches to assessment and intervention including consideration to risk and vulnerabilities within this group.


• An understanding of the different assessment frameworks
• An awareness of intervention styles and models to support practitioners working with children or young people displaying problematic or harmful sexual behaviour
• An understanding of psycho-sexual histories and sexual informants
• An understanding of developmentally unexpected sexual interests


David is a knowledgeable, inspiring trainer who will make your learning interesting and fun!

He is the Community Safety & Justice Manager for Midlothian Council where he is the strategic lead within justice services.  Prior to this he was a senior practitioner with Barnardo’s, specialising in work with children and young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour and / or who had experienced sexual abuse or exploitation.

He currently sits on the NOTA Scotland executive committee, is co-vice chair of the Community Justice Scotland network & the chair of the national advisory panel for the third sector organisation, Thriving Survivors.

David is a sought after trainer throughout the UK and is a published author.

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A “MUST” attend course for all professionals working with & supporting children and young people, particularly professionals working in education, social care, and health settings.


Date: 14th November 2023
Time: 09.30 - 12.30
Venue: Cardonald Campus (of Glasgow Clyde College), 690 Mosspark Drive, Glasgow, G52 3AY

Fee: £99 + VAT



David will also be  running another course in the afternoon…

“Autistic Children & Young People Displaying Problematic or Harmful Sexual Behaviour”  from 1.30pm-4.30pm.

The fee for this is £99 + VAT. The great news is, you can book both courses together for £150 + VAT

Please call 0141 638 4098 or email to book with this discount or click on this link Book Both Events Together

Terms & Conditions: Before you book please see our terms and conditions on the PDF leaflet

REGISTRATION TERMS & CONDITIONS 1. Once we have received your booking online, by telephone, email or in the post this constitues a firm booking. 2. Your registration constitues a legally binding agreement, payment must be received before the event. Any outstanding payment becomes the responsibility of the named delegate attending. 3. Cancellations must be made in writing. A refund less an administration charge of £25 will be given to cancellations received 2 months before the event start date. After this date the full fee is payable, regardless if the delegate attends on the day or not. Substitutions can be made, if we are notified up to 3 days before the event. 4. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme, speakers and venue as required. 5. In the unlikely event that we have to cancel the event we will issue a refund for the registration fee. 6. We are not responsible for any other costs incurred. Please read our full terms and conditions and privacy policy.