About the first disclosures training course
People working directly with the general public may at some point be the person that a survivor of sexual assault first talks to about their abuse. Would you or members of your team know how to react / what to say / what not to say / what your legal duty is / where to signpost? This course gives an overview of what to do when a person first discloses an incident or history of sexual abuse as well as practical advice about how to support an individual disclosing abuse.
Outline of content
- Individual and organisational responsibilities
- Overview of legal framework and requirements
- Child and adult protection considerations
- Creating a safe working environment
- Offering support
- Self care
Who is the course for?
All frontline staff working with clients including healthcare professionals, social workers, front-line workers including benefit, welfare and housing staff, youth workers, education staff, therapists, counsellors, legal and court staff, police officers, prison service, people working in the voluntary sector, strategic managers and decision makers.
How do I book?
Contact our Office Manager, Suzanne, on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01273 203380 to find out about prices and availability of places. This is a half day of training: timings may vary. Find details of all of our training here.