Treatment of people convicted for sexual offenses; old and new challenges – Wineke Smid

Treatment of people convicted for sexual offenses; old and new challenges – Wineke Smid The ultimate challenge in our work is unchanging: stopping sexual abuse. One of the principal ways to achieve this is through the adequate treatment of people who have committed sexual offenses (PCSO). My presentation at this year’s NOTA Annual Conference focused … Read more Treatment of people convicted for sexual offenses; old and new challenges – Wineke Smid

Sibling Sexual Abuse: A knowledge and practice overview

Sibling Sexual Abuse:  A knowledge and practice overview – Stuart Allardyce and Peter Yates We have known for many years that sibling sexual abuse is the most common form of sexual harm within families, with victimisation studies suggesting it may be three times as common as sexual abuse perpetrated by a parent. For parents, discovering … Read more Sibling Sexual Abuse: A knowledge and practice overview

The Race Equality Foundation

I was shocked:  it doesn’t feel like we’ve moved on from the nineties – Jabeer Butt (this blog was first published at www.csacentre.org.uk)   The Race Equality Foundation is a national charity that promotes racial equality in the provision of public services across health, housing and social care. We’ve been concerned for some time about the experiences … Read more The Race Equality Foundation

Forensic Case Histories by Jackie Craissati

Forensic Case Histories by Jackie Craissati, published by Routledge, 2021 Review by Andrew Bates   Jackie Craissati is to be complemented in writing this book, which differs from many tomes written on the subject of Forensic Psychology. Firstly, it is (let’s face it, mercifully) relatively brief, and I say this not to denigrate the subject … Read more Forensic Case Histories by Jackie Craissati

Circles South West – Summer Training 2021

WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE SEXUALLY HARMED – A THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL TRAINING DAY  This training will be of interest to professionals working with adults and young people who have sexually harmed, have convictions for sexual offending or are at risk of doing so. The training will increase delegates’ knowledge and understanding of theories around … Read more Circles South West – Summer Training 2021

NOTA WEBINARS – Our first webinar takes place on Tuesday 15th June at 4.00pm

I am excited to bring to you the first of a series of NOTA webinars which takes place on Tuesday 15th June at 4.pm. Our first presenter will be Professor Kieran McCartan who will be presenting – Understanding sexual abuse prevention from EpiCrim perspective: Prevention as a community issue Presentation will be for 30-40 minutes … Read more NOTA WEBINARS – Our first webinar takes place on Tuesday 15th June at 4.00pm

‘Supervision of Harmful Sexual Behaviour Practice, what’s that?’ – Karen Martin

Supervision of Harmful Sexual Behaviour Practice, what’s that?’ – Karen Martin This is what I was asked, all be it with a hint of irony, when I recently delivered training to a Local Authority children’s service team to experienced practitioners who were engaged and committed to learning how to appropriately and effectively assess harmful sexual … Read more ‘Supervision of Harmful Sexual Behaviour Practice, what’s that?’ – Karen Martin

Taking a Gendered Approach to Adolescent Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Stuart Allardyce, Peter Yates and Sharron Wareham

Taking a Gendered Approach to Adolescent Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Stuart Allardyce, Peter Yates and Sharron Wareham At the end of March 2021 there was widespread reporting in UK media of the Everyone’s Invited website. The site was set up in 2020 as a place where victims can post anonymous accounts of abuse they had … Read more Taking a Gendered Approach to Adolescent Harmful Sexual Behaviour – Stuart Allardyce, Peter Yates and Sharron Wareham

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