Techniques for supporting children and young adults following CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

This one day training course – Working with children and young adults after child sexual abuse: the impact on the person and the techniques to support them – is designed for all practitioners working with children, young people and adults after sexual abuse.

This is an advanced  level training course so expects that delegates will already have a good understanding of child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.

Course outcomes and learning objectives:

  • Challenging the difference between child sexual abuse (CSA) and child sexual exploitation (CSE)
  • The long term impact of child sexual abuse on children and adults
  • Exploring and understanding complex trauma after abuse; the various reactions to trauma, the roots of complex trauma
  • Coping mechanisms in complex trauma, including the differences in boys and young men
  • Stages of recovering from complex trauma and humanistic perspectives
  • Exploring theory and practice of sexually harmful behaviours in children following abuse and good practice recommendations for assessing sexually harmful behaviours
  • Understanding the experience of the person through the criminal justice system, using real life case study examples from children and young people
  • Exploring new strategies, techniques and approaches to working with someone after child sexual abuse (adults and young people), including using solution focussed approaches and exploring exercises to use


Registration: 9.00am
Training start time: 9.30am
Training finish time: 4.30pm (approximately – this may differ slightly on the day)

Lunch and refreshments are included.


We use a mixture of slide presentation, video resources, case studies and small group work in each of our training sessions.


£126 + VAT
5% discount for registered charities and NWG members. Not to be used together or in conjunction with our 3 for 2 offer.


Buy 2 places on any of our training courses and get the 3rd  place free. Just tick ‘3 for 2′ under the Promotional Offer box on the booking form. All three places must be booked on the same course. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer advertised on the website.

Who we’ve trained

  • Social care – social workers, youth workers, children and family services, local safeguarding children boards, missing person’s teams, youth offending services
  • Education professionals – including school nurses, PSHE or Safeguarding Leads
  • Healthcare professionals – including GPs and sexual health advisers
  • Police, probation and youth offending services
  • Residential children’s homes and fostering
  • Voluntary and community sector practitioners
  • Organisations working in safeguarding, child protection, youth mental health, homelessness, addiction, counselling, victim support, rape and sexual abuse services


On completion of the course delegates will receive a certificate and a Justwhistle electronic badge that can be displayed on their emails.

Information about the training including directions to the venue and parking will be sent after booking.

All of our training venues are booked with delegate accessibility in mind but if you have any specific requirements, please let us know.

If you would like more information about this course: After child sexual abuse: The impact on the person and the techniques to support them,  or would like to discuss how this course can be tailored to your needs including your local safeguarding board’s CSE toolkit and referral process, please contact us by calling 01332 362 120 or emailing us.

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August 15, 2017 - Birmingham - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre
Price: £99 + VAT
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November 7, 2017 - Liverpool - The Brain Charity
Price: £126 + VAT
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February 13, 2018 - Birmingham - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre
Price: £126 + VAT
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Latest Offers

Buy 2 places on any of our open training courses and get the 3rd place free. Available on any open course advertised on the website, booked before  December 31st 2017. Just tick ‘3 for 2’ under the Promotional Offer box on the booking form. All three places must be booked on the same course.

Registered charities and members of the NWG network receive a 5% discount on all bookings. Please make a note of your registered charity number/NWG membership number on the booking form.

Only one of the above offers can be used per booking.


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