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  • FVAWP - Basic Awareness: Understanding Rape & Sexual Assault

    Created: 24/01/2018

    When: 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday 23 April 2018
    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.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    This one day course is facilitated by Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) and is aimed at practitioners working with adults and/or children or who those who are supporting survivors of sexual abuse. The aim is to develop an understanding of the specific issues for those who have been raped or sexually assaulted at some time in their lives.

    Objectives of the Training:

    • To consider the nature, attitude and prevalence of sexual abuse;
    • To examine the immediate and longer term impacts;
    • To identify ways to deal with disclosure;
    • To become familiar with police and court procedures.

    By the end of the training participants will:

    • Have an increased understanding of the complexities surrounding those who have experienced rape or sexual abuse;
    • Recognise the difficulties for those disclosing or reporting rape or sexual abuse;
    • Know how to cope with disclosure of rape or sexual abuse;
    • Be aware of the importance of good practice in the work place;
    • Appreciate the roles of other agencies and inter-agency working.

    Please note lunch is not being provided, however there is a café where you can purchase hot and cold food.

    For more information or a booking form please e-mail [email protected].

    Contact: Mary MacIntyre
    Phone: 01592 583 690
    E-mail: [email protected]

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