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Conference

PASC and DCP: Psychological Practice and Guidance regarding disclosures of non-recent Child Sexual Abuse

26 May 2017 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
London
Registration fees can be found on the event booking page
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This event will be or primary interest to those working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Speakers will include both clinicians working with survivors and those speaking personally from a survivor's perspective.

The event will also consider the BPS Guidance on Managing Disclosures of Non-Recent Child Sexual Abuse, launched in 2016, which highlights the role of psychologists within safeguarding, and will also include an overview of the issues facing survivors, including the consideration of Trauma Informed Practice.

The event is relevant to psychologists working across a variety of settings, across the life span, and is relevant to the work of clinicians as well as managers.

The British Psychological Society
30 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4UE

 

Event Location: 

  • To raise awareness of issues faced by people who have suffered childhood sexual abuse
  • To raise awareness of good practice in helping survivors of abuse
  • To raise awareness of BPS Guidance launched in 2016 on supporting those who make disclosures of non-recent abuse

Please note this is a draft agenda and is subject to change. 

09.30

Registration – Tea and coffee

10.00

Welcome and introduction - Dr Esther Cohen-Tovée, Chair of DCP UK and Zenobia Nadirshaw, Chair of PASC

10.15

Notes from the Underground - Dr Danny Taggart, Essex University

11.00

Refreshment Break

11.15

Evidence on the long-term mental health consequences of childhood sexual abuse - Gilli Watson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

12.15

Supporting recovery from childhood abuse, one step at a time - Dr Jon Bird, NAPAC

13.00

Lunch

13.30

The Management of Disclosures of Non-recent Child Sexual Abuse, Benna Waites, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board & Dr Khadj Rouf, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Oxford

14.30

Panel discussion, chaired by Prof Peter Kinderman, BPS President

15.15

Closing remarks

15.30

Conference Close

Registration fees can be found on the event booking page.

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