The Survivors Trust: Inderstanding the Impact of Sexual Violence & How to Handle Disclosure
Thursday, 6th June 2019, 9.15am - 4.30pm, Rugby, Warwickshire
Cost: £65.00 per learner
Victims-Survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse often talk about the '2nd rape', a term often used by them to express their regret and disappointment after making a disclosure to a professional about their traumatic experience. It isn’t a matter of the professional deliberately trying to cause distress to their clients but more about them not understanding how trauma impacts a person.
This 1-day workshop is suitable for all professionals and students who work directly or indirectly with victims-survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse. The content of this workshop will provide you with a trauma-informed approach to understanding the impact of rape and sexual abuse and will help to improve your confidence in knowing how to deliver a sensitive and client-focused service especially during times of disclosure.
You will learn about:
The impact that rape and sexual violence has on victims/survivors
Tools for sensitively and effectively responding to disclosures
Where to refer clients for further support
Why gender and social roles can create a barrier to people reporting their experience
For more information, please contact Annabelle Edwards on 01788 550554 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org