Sexualised Behaviours and Trauma (Horsham)

November 21, 2019
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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This session is focused on caring for children and young people who have been sexually abused or have sexual behaviour problems. Learn to understand the physical and behavioural indicators of sexual abuse and normal vs problematic sexual behaviour in children and young people. Learn how to respond to disclosures of sexual abuse and to problematic sexual behaviour.

Carers will learn:

  • Facts and myths about sexual abuse
  • Likelihood of children in care affected by abuse
  • Secondary abuse and signs of abuse and trauma
  • Why children may display harmful sexual behaviours
  • How to respond to problem sexual behaviours
  • How and why children disclose sexual abuse
  • Responding to disclosures of sexual abuse
  • Assisting a child to stay safe

Presented by: Gatehouse Centre

Hosted by: Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Cooperative

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