Child specific 14-17 Years

Thinking about some specific things if you are 14-17 years old
THINKING ABOUT THINGS THAT ARE MOST LIKELY NORMAL, LOW RISK OR NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT IF YOU ARE AGED 14-17 YEARS OLD:

Solitary masturbation
Sexually explicit conversations with peers
Obscenities and jokes within the current cultural norm
Interest in erotica or pornography
Use of internet or e-media to chat online
Having sexual or non-sexual relationships
Sexual activity
Hugging, kissing, holding hands
Consenting oral or penetrative sex with others who are of similar age and developmental ability
Choosing not to be sexually active

THINKING ABOUT THINGS THAT MIGHT MAKE YOU OR A PROFESSIONAL WORRIED ENOUGH TO WANT TO DISCUSS IN MORE DETAIL ABOUT HOW YOU ARE IF YOU ARE AGED 14-17 YEARS OLD:

Accessing exploitative or violent pornography
Uncharacteristic and risk-related behaviour
Concern about body image
Taking and sending naked or sexually provocative images of self or others
Single occurrence of peeping, exposing, mooning or obscene gestures
Giving out contact details online
Joining adult-only social networking sites and giving false personal information
Arranging a face to face meeting with an online contact alone
Sudden or provocative changes in dress
Withdrawal from friends
Going missing
Having much more or much less money than usual

THINKING ABOUT SOME THINGS THAT WILL MAKE A PROFESSIONAL, AND MIGHT MAKE YOU, WORRIED ENOUGH TO NEED TO DISCUSS IN MORE DETAIL ABOUT HOW YOU ARE IF YOU ARE AGED 14-17 YEARS OLD:

Exposing genitals or masturbating in public
Preoccupation with sex, which interferes with daily function
Sexual degradation / humiliation of self or others
Attempting / forcing others to expose genitals
Sexually aggressive / exploitative behaviour
Sexually explicit talk with younger children
Sexual harassment
Non-consensual sexual activity
Use of / acceptance of power and control in sexual relationships
Genital injury to self or others
Sexual contact with others where there is a big difference in age or ability
Sexual activity with someone in authority and in a position of trust
Sexual activity with family members
Involvement in sexual exploitation and / or trafficking
Sexual contact with animals
Receipt of gifts or money in exchange for sex