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One of the causes of sexual behavior problems in children is unhealthy sexual, emotional, and physical boundaries in the home environment. Other psycho-social difficulties that may cause the display of sexualized  behaviors in children are: Physical  abuse Neglect Family violence, etc. Harmful sexual behavior include: Using sexually explicit words and phrases. Inappropriate touching. Using sexual violence or threats. Full penetrative sex with other children or adults. Children and young people who develop harmful sexual behavior harm themselves and others. 5 Things to note: Each child and adolescent is a unique individual Children and adolescents who engage in harmful sexual behaviors have different motivations, risks, and protective factors as they face different risks, they have different histories, and therefore their need for support systems will be different.  A one size fits all intervention will not work for every child and teen. Our responses and support must be individualized for each child.…