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This masterclass aims to begin to develop your understanding of how best to support survivors of sexual violence.

1:3 women and 1:10 men will experience sexual violence at some point in their life. Disclosure of this and the subsequent reaction of the healthcare professional can have a profound effect on ongoing health and wellbeing therefore, it is essential healthcare professionals understand the nature of sexual violence to aid in supporting survivors.

This topic is broad, the masterclass allows for an introduction to gain an awareness within the context of the UK and healthcare access.

One Day Workshop Agenda:

9:30 - 10:30: Understanding sexual violence

10:50 - 12:30: An overview of sexual violence disclosure

1:30 - 2:30: Safeguarding and legal frameworks

2:50 - 4pm: Signposting and support

Case studies will be used to explore some of the more complex situation you may come across in order to demonstrate application to practice.

Course Information

Award Type Certificate of Attendance

Mode of Study
Masterclass

Location
Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus

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Duration
One Day Workshop

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

Fee
£200

Understanding Sexual Violence - one day workshop:

  • What SV is, the topics it covers and the contribution to wider public health framework
  • Overview of National and local stats
  • Impact of SV myths and judgements on disclosure
  • Implications of SV in health and wellbeing of survivor and nurse
  • Safeguarding responsibilities
  • Signposting to specialist services

 

To gain an understanding of how to support survivors of sexual violence.

£200

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact Claire Dosdale on claire.dosdale@northumbria.ac.uk

If you have any queries about fees and booking please contact us via email at businessenquiry@northumbria.ac.uk 

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