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
- 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.
Registration – Tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction - Dr Esther Cohen-Tovée, Chair of DCP UK and Zenobia Nadirshaw, Chair of PASC
Notes from the Underground - Dr Danny Taggart, Essex University
Evidence on the long-term mental health consequences of childhood sexual abuse - Gilli Watson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Supporting recovery from childhood abuse, one step at a time - Dr Jon Bird, NAPAC
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
Panel discussion, chaired by Prof Peter Kinderman, BPS President
Registration fees can be found on the event booking page.
This event is organised by the British Psychological Society and administered by KC Jones Conferences & Events Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)1332 224507
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