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Child Sexual Abuse – Picking Up The Pieces Through Empowerment – SACSSP Registered – 20 CPD Points

Presented in Pretoria

11th Nov 2019 @ 8:00 am 15th Nov 2019 @ 5:00 pm

If you are a Social Worker, Psychologist, Child and Youth Care Worker, Social Auxiliary Worker or Counsellor working with victims of sexual abuse and their families / caregivers this course is tailor made just for you.

The training intervention topics are of such a nature that you will be able to confidently counsel sexually abused children and their families. Legal aspects are a must for all social workers and in this course it is hands on, easily explained to give you the courage to speak with confidence in this field with any stakeholder. Spruce up on your theory, and get some creative input with regards to counselling parents and children.

Course outline:

  1. Ethics in relation to sexually abused children
  2. Incidence and prevalence of sexual abuse in South Africa
  3. Definition of and types of sexual abuse
  4. Stages through which the progression of child sexual abuse occur
  5. Legal aspects
  6. Paedophilia
  7. Programme for parents / caregivers of child abuse victims
    • Understanding the child’s disclosure
    • Parents / caregivers emotions and reactions to disclosure
    • Parenting the sexually abused child
    • How parents and caregivers can help the child pre, during and post-trial
  8. Theory and integration of theory
    • Dynamic systems theory (dst) in the context of sexually abused child & family/caregiver
    • Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in the context of the sexually abused child & family/caregiver

Vita Nova Counselling Centre Pretoria

615 Vampire Street, Elarduspark
Pretoria,GP0181South Africa
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