Sexual assault against adults
The department provides psychological support and treatment as well as social counselling for persons exposed to rape or attempted rape. Examination of traces and medical examinations and possible treatment are conducted after a rape incident. The Centre for Victims of Sexual Assault is a national knowledge centre, carrying out research and development of methods.
Sexual assault against children
The Team for Sexually Abused Children offers advice and counselling to families and children when there is suspicion that a child is being or has been sexually assaulted. Collaboratively the team, the family and the child find opportunities for counselling and treatment through conversations and examinations. The Team for Sexually Abused Children also provides specialist advice and guidance to experts and professionals.
The team further functions as a national knowledge centre, designed to gather knowledge and experience, to manage development of methods, research and communication based on the work carried out at the department.