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Responding to Disclosures of Rape and/or Sexual Abuse

Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
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Learning and Development
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Target Audience
Adopters / Childminders / Connected Carers / External Care Providers / Foster Carers / Health Practitioners / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Schools / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adopters and Foster Carers / Adult Social Care / Children and Young People
Adopters and Foster Carers subcategories
Professional Development
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care / Learning Difficulties / Older People / Safeguarding Adult
Children and Young People subcategories
Children's Social Care / Early Years / Safeguarding Children / Sexual Health and Relationships / Single Assessment Framework (Early Help)
Event description
This 1-day course is for people working in an environment that involves disclosures of sexual violence/ sexual abuse. It Covers: - Barriers to disclosure -Current Sexual Violence Legislation -Discussions About Safeguarding -Information about trauma, flashbacks, and grounding techniques -The support needs of survivors of rape and sexual violence - Services that are available for survivors of rape and sexual violence.
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course attendees will: - Have an understanding of definitions of rape and sexual abuse - Feel confident to respond to a disclosure of rape or sexual abuse - Have an awareness of the support referral pathways for rape or sexual abuse - Have been encouraged to consider the emotional impact that this aspect of their work can have on themselves - Feel able to discuss coping methods and grounding techniques with their service users.
Start Date
Wednesday 16 November 2022
End Date
Wednesday 16 November 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 15 November 2022
10:00 - 12:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event