Working with sexually harmful behaviour using a cognitive analytic framework – Dr Joe Judge

Working with Children who have engaged in Problematic SexualBehaviour and their Parents/Carers I find myself writing this article at a strange time. Firstly, we are in the middle of a global pandemic, which is strange enough in itself. The wider context though is that, relatively recently, I became Clinical Lead of the Sexual Harm Service … Read more Working with sexually harmful behaviour using a cognitive analytic framework – Dr Joe Judge

Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home

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Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home In March, many of us went through a sudden transition from working in a building with face to face contact with colleagues and clients to working (at some of the time) alone, remotely from home.  For most, this was unlikely to have been a smooth transition.  Frustrating … Read more Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home

Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery

Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery By Associate Professor Lorna O Doherty and the MESARCH team A new path for the MESARCH study Governments across the globe beckon citizens to seek refuge from COVID-19: stay at home and save lives! Citizens followed suit: after all, the restrictions are evidence-based, government-mandated and plainly … Read more Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery

COVID-19 – Implications for Child Sexual Abuse

COVID-19 – Implications for Child Sexual Abuse By Stuart Allardyce – National Manager of Stop It Now! Scotland Child sexual abuse is a crime that typically happens in secret. Embarrassment, shame, lack of knowledge and understanding of what constitutes appropriate boundaries and the relationship with the abuser make it difficult for children to speak out … Read more COVID-19 – Implications for Child Sexual Abuse

Framework and Principles for Assessment of Men’s Acute Violence in Relation to Covid 19

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Framework and Principles for Assessment of Men’s Acute Violence in Relation to Covid 19 New Zealand colleagues of NOTA member Stephen Barry have produced this Assessment Guide from Mike Cagney and Ken McMaster and have offered it to be available to NOTA members. They describe it as a “pocket assessment for frontline workers”Framework and Principles … Read more Framework and Principles for Assessment of Men’s Acute Violence in Relation to Covid 19

Advice for people at risk of committing a sexual or violent offence while in social isolation – Kieran McCarten & David Prescott

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Advice for people at risk of committing a sexual or violent offence while in social isolation In recent weeks we have all considered social distancing and the need to stay at home.  We know, however, that home is not always the safest place for everyone. Some of our previous blogs have looked at managing isolation and our wellbeing, … Read more Advice for people at risk of committing a sexual or violent offence while in social isolation – Kieran McCarten & David Prescott

Circles South West talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire

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Circles South West talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire We were extremely pleased to be invited to speak on BBC Radio Wiltshire yesterday, 25th February 2020, to talk about what we do and encourage new local volunteers to join our important work in Wiltshire. Please see the following link to the full radio interview. Back to … Read more Circles South West talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire

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