Survivors’ views about reintegrating people who have sexually offended – Carol Ronken, Kelly Richards and Jodi Death

Survivors’ views about reintegrating people who have sexually offended – Carol Ronken, Kelly Richards and Jodi Death There are few groups of offenders that provoke as much fear amongst the community than those who have sexually offended. The framework of political discourse and media reporting on and about people who have sexually offended and related … Read more Survivors’ views about reintegrating people who have sexually offended – Carol Ronken, Kelly Richards and Jodi Death

Addressing the Impact of Trauma – Lisa Wright

Addressing the Impact of Trauma – Lisa Wright Introduction The Trauma Focused Therapy Service offers long term 1-1 psychological therapy to a small number of men in the North West prisons aimed at reducing the effects of childhood trauma on current functioning. This involves developing individualised formulations that allow service users to understand how their … Read more Addressing the Impact of Trauma – Lisa Wright

Female-perpetrated Child Sexual Abuse in Organisational Contexts: pathways to abuse – Andrea Darling

Female-perpetrated Child Sexual Abuse in Organisational Contexts: pathways to abuse – Andrea Darling Back in September I was invited to present my research on female-perpetrated child sexual abuse in organisational contexts as part the four-day NOTA Training and Research Webinar series. The engagement and interest in the subject shown by attending delegates was wonderful and … Read more Female-perpetrated Child Sexual Abuse in Organisational Contexts: pathways to abuse – Andrea Darling

A Somatic Approach to Stabilisation when Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People who have Experienced Child Sexual Abuse and who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Jo Drew

A Somatic Approach to Stabilisation when Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People who have Experienced Child Sexual Abuse and who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Jo Drew Introduction Trauma is generally understood to be as a result of an experience or experiences where we feel helpless, overwhelmed and our life may be at risk. … Read more A Somatic Approach to Stabilisation when Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People who have Experienced Child Sexual Abuse and who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Jo Drew

g-map Senior Clinical Practitioner Sale, Greater Manchester Circa £35,000 p.a.

Senior Clinical Practitioner Sale, Greater ManchesterCirca £35,000 p.a. G-map is a nationally recognised independent organisation providing therapeutic services for young people who display harmful sexual behaviours, many of whom have attachment and/or trauma induced difficulties. The post is based in Sale, Greater Manchester and will provide opportunities to be involved in individual and family work … Read more g-map Senior Clinical Practitioner Sale, Greater Manchester Circa £35,000 p.a.

Evidence based practice when assessing sexual behaviours in children and young people: Ideology versus research – Sophie King-Hill & Kieran McCartan

Evidence based practice when assessing sexual behaviours in children and young people: Ideology versus research – Sophie King-Hill & Kieran McCartan Evidence based practice is a phrase that is used a lot in various services offered for children and young people. However, it is worth questioning how much evidence informs practice and how much of … Read more Evidence based practice when assessing sexual behaviours in children and young people: Ideology versus research – Sophie King-Hill & Kieran McCartan

Not so cute after all? The controversy over “Cuties”- Kasia Uzieblo, David Prescott and Kieran McCartan

Not so cute after all? The controversy over “Cuties”- Kasia Uzieblo, David Prescott and Kieran McCartan In recent days, a controversy arose over a Netflix-produced movie titled, “Cuties”. Its marketing campaign featured young girls dressed provocatively. It drew instant criticism in social media with some claiming it is a movie for paedophiles; others even stated … Read more Not so cute after all? The controversy over “Cuties”- Kasia Uzieblo, David Prescott and Kieran McCartan

Circles ReBoot: A Circle of Support and Accountability specifically for Individuals who access Child Sexual Exploitation Material – Riana Taylor and Liz Hickey

Circles ReBoot: A Circle of Support and Accountability specifically for Individuals who access Child Sexual Exploitation Material – Riana Taylor and Liz Hickey On 29th September 2020, Circles UK was delighted to launch online, an innovative new programme – Circles ReBoot. Over 100 professionals attended the event to learn about this new Circle targeted specifically … Read more Circles ReBoot: A Circle of Support and Accountability specifically for Individuals who access Child Sexual Exploitation Material – Riana Taylor and Liz Hickey

Autism and Harmful Sexual Behaviour… The Problem Is Not Always The Problem – David Russell & Simon Robinson

Autism and Harmful Sexual Behaviour… The Problem Is Not Always The Problem – David Russell & Simon Robinson Introduction For someone with autism, navigating their day through a series of autistically unfriendly interactions (e.g. confusing social contacts, sensory overload, etc.) is likely to be both frustrating and exhausting.  If you’ve worked in autism services you … Read more Autism and Harmful Sexual Behaviour… The Problem Is Not Always The Problem – David Russell & Simon Robinson

Somnophilia: A “Sleeping Beauty syndrome”? – Elizabeth Deehan

Somnophilia: A “Sleeping Beauty syndrome”? – Elizabeth Deehan The interest in engaging in sexual behaviour with someone who is asleep – termed ‘somnophilia’ – has long been considered a predatory interest. In fact, John Money’s (1986) original definition classified somnophilia as a marauding/predatory type of paraphilia, suggesting that the arousal depended on the reaction of … Read more Somnophilia: A “Sleeping Beauty syndrome”? – Elizabeth Deehan

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