Amsterdam Research Institute for Societal Innovation

Safeguarding Young People in Care

Supporting a healthy sexual development of children and young people growing up in residential and foster care.


Many (future) professionals working in residential care or with foster parents find it challenging to talk about the sensitive subject of relationships, intimacy, and sexuality.

Young people growing up in care can be vulnerable to sexual abuse, and it is therefore essential that professionals feel able to get involved in supporting their healthy sexual development. That’s why we’ve created a website for (future) professionals who will be working with youth in care.

Published by  Safe 10 January 2019

Project Info

Start date 01 Sep 2015
End date 01 Sep 2018