Sexual abuse in the context of therapy and law
Sexual abuse in the context of therapy and law:
Exploring the therapeutic management of disclosure of sexual abuse with an understanding of your obligations under safeguarding and the criminal justice processes,
with Sally French UKCP Reg & Lynsey Lowe MBACP (Accred) on Saturday 17th November 2018.
The day covers:
How to handle disclosures of abuse both recent and non-recent.
Using a mixture of case studies and discussion we will explore:
- The potential conflicts between confidentiality and safeguarding.
- What action you should take.
- Understanding the importance of the context within which you work.
- Understanding your obligations.
Pre-trial therapy protocol:
- Why is a protocol necessary?
- How might therapy impact on a criminal trial?
- Understanding the need for new contracting.
- How does this impact on note taking?
- How long should notes be retained?
- What should I do if I get a request to disclose my notes?
How can I best support my client through the criminal justice process?
About the trainers:
Sally French was a sexual offences specialist lawyer who worked for the Crown Prosecution Service for 25 years. She is now a UKCP accredited therapist working in private practice. In addition, she regularly delivers training courses including a BACP professional development day on societal rape myths, working with clients going through the court process and consent workshops for professional footballers.
Lynsey Lowe is a BACP accredited therapist with extensive experience of working with survivors of childhood abuse. Lynsey worked for a specialist sexual violence service for over five years as a counsellor, trainer and supervisor. She now works in the NHS and in private practice as a therapist and supervisor. In addition, she has provided training within the NHS, in organisational settings and for the charity sector on a range of topics
Date and time:
Saturday 17th November 2018 / 10am - 5pm (9.30am Registration).
£95.00 plus VAT
Lunch and refreshments included.
Attendance certificate provided and six CPD hours claimable.
About Rima Sidhpara
Rutland House counselling and psychotherapy ltd provides high quality professional development training to counsellors, psychotherapists and health professionals in the midlands. Training is delivered by highly trained and experienced trainers and the training facilities are to an excellent standard.