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  • Low self -esteem or self confidence
  • Living in a chaotic or dysfunctional household (including parental substance misuse, mental health issues, parental criminality)
  • Lack of Friends in the same age group
  • Unsure about their sexual orientation or unable to disclose to their families
  • History of Domestic Abuse
  • History of Neglect
  • History of Familial Child Sexual Abuse
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Associating with young people who are sexually exploited
  • Have suffered a recent bereavement or loss
  • Homelessness
  • Living in residential care
  • Young Carer 

Please remember that some children / young people show little or no signs, and some may display the indicators for other reasons.

Generally, a change of behaviour should make you question what is happening in the child/young persons life.

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