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FVAWP - Understanding Men and Boy's Experiences of Sexual Abuse
Created: 04/02/2019, Updated: 05/02/2019
When: 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday 18 November 2019 Where: Bankhead Central, Bankhead Park, Glenrothes, KY7 6GH This event is being organised by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership (FVAWP) This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
This full day course is facilitated by Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) and Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP) and is aimed at those who are already working in an area where contact with survivors of abuse is common. The training will look at men and boys experience of surviving childhood sexual abuse, rape & sexual assault and how they can often be the hidden victims.
This course aims:
To develop an understanding of the specific issues for men and boys who have experienced abuse;
To look at what may be unique to being a male survivor, examine the barriers to disclosure and challenge myths and assumptions;
To identify ways we as workers can support male survivors.
On completing this training participants will:
Have an increased understanding of the difficulties male survivors face;
Recognise the difficulties around disclosure or reporting;
Know how best to cope with disclosure and the subsequent challenges that may arise for you as a worker as a result.
Please note: Lunch is not being provided, however there is a café on site. If you are not a council employee and would like to book a place at this seminar, please fill in the application below and return it to - [email protected].
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