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AIM2 INITIAL ASSESSMENTupdated in October 2012. Has been developed form the original AIM model produced in 2001.This revised version incorporates changes suggested by an evaluation of the original model (YJB), feedback from practitioners and additional relevant research. It is based on a holistic approach and provides the practitioner with a practical framework for gathering and analysing information that can be used to subsequently provide appropriate and positive intervention.  Authors: Bobbie Print, Helen Griffin, Professor Anthony Beech, Dr Jeremy Quayle, Helen Bradshaw, Julie Henniker, Tony Morrison.

Cost:  £110 + £8.50 p&p



AIM ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION MANUAL FOR UNDER 12’S – provides information from research and practice, which informs the assessment models within the manual; initial assessment and core assessment that link into checklists and guidance on analysis and outcomes. It also incorporates guidance on talking to children and their parents about sexual behaviours, practical home safety plans, report writing, multi agency processes and interventions. In addition it has a specific section looking at the 10-12 year olds. Authors Carol Carson & AIM Project.

Cost: £85 + £8.50 p& p



POLICIES AND PROCEDURES – outlines a frame of reference and multi-agency structure for decision making where a child or young person has displayed sexually harmful through to sexually offending behaviour.  Author Julie Henniker.

Cost: £20 + £3.00 p & p



EDUCATION GUIDELINES  2017– for identifying and managing sexually problematic/abusive behaviour in nurseries, primary, secondary, special needs schools and FE Colleges. The guidelines reflect current information from research and practice. Authors Carol Carson & AIM Project. Accompanying CD containing all the forms in the book  together with notse how to use checklist and pattern mapping an additional £20 (plus £2 p7p if ordered alone)

Book Cost: £65 + £6.00 p&p

CD Cost £20 + £2 p&p if ordered alone



TA/HSB Practice Guidance (Technology Assisted HSB)

This guidance replaces the 2009 iAIM framework and incorporates the most uptodate evidence from the AIM-NSPCC partnership to help professionals deal with internet based sexual offending. In 2017 our understanding of how technology may facilitate sexual offending amongst adolescents has deepened and this guidance is offered to help practitioners safely navigate their way through an increasing complex child abuse environment.

The Guidance an a single day training programme in support is now available via the AIM Project. Contact for more details and read an outline of the training in the training section of this website.

Cost of the guidance is £50 plus £6 p&p. Order from the store section of this website or directly from the AIM Project



SETTING UP SERVICES – the guide addresses issues for consideration when looking at developing a multi-agency approach and strategic framework for responding to children and young people who display sexually problematic behaviours:

  • Conducting a baseline audit – identifying assets and gaps in terms of local response
  • Planning
  • Setting up services – building blocks
  • Implementation
  • Managing change
  • Lessons learnt from the Greater Manchester journey

Authors:  Tony Morrison and Julie Henniker.

Cost:  £20 + £4.00 p & p



RESTORATIVE JUSTICE  ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK –  HSB CASES:This guide is designed for use by experienced restorative practitioners, it is an additional layer to the AIM2 assessment which guides the practitioners thinking when considering a restorative approach to situations where a child or young person has displayed sexually harmful behaviour. Author Vince Mercer.

New revised edition 2013.

Cost:  £55 + £4.00 p & p


RESTORATIVE JUSTICE ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK –  SENSITIVE AND COMPLEX CASES: This guide is designed for use by restorative practitioners to deter one suitability of a restorative approach in cases deemed to be ‘Sensitive or Complex’ by the 2011 Ministry of Justice Best Practice Guidance . This is applicable to cases of both a sexual and non sexual nature; Author Vince Mercer.

Cost: £55 + £4.00 p & p


INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF PARENTS AND CARERS – this guide provides professionals with a practical framework for initial assessment of parents/carers of young people who display sexually harmful behaviour.  It addresses the assessment process in terms of:

Context, Purposes and Preparation

Engaging parents/carers:  Points to bear in mind

Initial assessment framework

Cost:  £15 + £3.00 p & p



INITIAL ASSESSMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES – this assessment guide is geared to young people in the mild to moderate range of intellectual disability, that is those young people within the IQ range of 60 – 80.

Cost:  £15 + £3.00 p & p



RESTORATIVE JUSTICE and HSB PRACTICE GUIDANCE; 2017 . A revised comprehensive guide to critical issues around restorative approaches to HSB  displayed by adolescents.

Cost £60 +£5 p&p