Understanding and Working with Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Abuse

Date & Time:

Monday 6 November 2017 (10:00 - 16:30)

Venue:

Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road Woking Surrey GU22 7QQ

Detail:

Pre-requisites: Participants must have completed

  • ‘Working Together to Safeguarding Children’ Induction Training or have completed an approved alternative course.
  • It is advised that participants have also completed SSCB Safeguarding Foundation Module 1 and Foundation Module 2 however this is not compulsory.

Target Group: The course is aimed at practitioners and managers in voluntary, independent and statutory agencies who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns.

Aim: To provide an opportunity to develop an understanding of working with children affected by sexual abuse

Learning Outcome: By the end of the course participants will have

  • Considered definitions and prevalence of sexual abuse. And to develop an understanding of the effects of sexual abuse and the resultant signs, symptoms and behaviours associated with it.
  • Developed an understanding about why children and young people find it difficult or impossible to disclose about the abuse.
  • Considered theory about how abusers operate and dynamics of power imbalance.
  • Explored the impact of diversity including gender, culture, disability and sexuality.
  • Explored the systemic impact of sexual abuse and disclosure on families and the child’s wider network.
  • Considered how to work sensitively and effectively with children, young people and their families who have been affected by sexual abuse.
  • Explored therapeutic techniques used in helping children and young people recover from experiences of sexual abuse.
  • Considered the impact of this work on professionals.

To use this booking system, you will first need to create a user account and once you have done this, you will be able to manage your own bookings, access course evaluations, certificates and access your training history.

Please note: individuals must create their own account. There is no facility for one person to create an account in their name and book places for numerous numbers of staff. If you are booking on behalf of another member of staff you need to register in their name rather than your own.

Places Available:

12

Booking:

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Further Information:

Trainer:

Natasha Dean

Venue Details:

Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road Woking Surrey GU22 7QQ

(01483 519900)

Website

Please sign in at the reception and the trainer will come and collect you.

By Train: Woking station is seven minutes walk away and has a frequent and fast services across Surrey and SW London, including Guildford, Farnham, Haslemere and Surbiton. It is 30 mins from London Waterloo
It is a 7 minute walk from Woking station to Quadrant Court.
• Exit the station from Platform 5 (not town centre side).
• Turn right along Station Approach.
• Cross over at pedestrian crossing to Magistrate’s Court.
• Pass Magistrate’s Court and Police Station on your left.
• Cross Heathside Rd
• Cross over Guildford Rd (main road) to Quadrant Court on the opposite side.

By Bus:
34, 35, 71, 81, 436, 463 and 548 buses all stop within two minutes
walk of Quadrant Court.


By Car:
From London/ M25:
• Take A3 (J10, M25) towards Guildford
• Exit A3 at Ripley. Follow signs to Woking along A247
• Join A320 (Guildford Rd)
• Turn left into Mount Hermon Rd
• Turn right into Montgomery Way
• Quadrant Court car park entrance is on the right


Parking:
Please Note: There is no parking at Quadrant Court for delegates. You may be fined up to £150 if you park at Quadrant Court car park without a valid permit. However, if you hold a Blue Badge you are able to park at Quadrant Court. On arrival at car park located at rear of buildging, please buzz in at the barriers and request a disabled parking permit.
The nearest off site pay and display car parks are Woking Park and Heathside on Heathside Crescent (Satellite navigation users should enter the postcode GU22 7AG).

Refreshments:
Teas and coffees are provided through the day. There is a cafe onsite but it
does not accept card payments.

Quadrant Court Venue Map and details