99,609 sexual offences were reported last year, the highest since national records began in 2002, and there has been a 60% increase in reported child sexual abuse in the last 5 years. People committed of sexual offences are living in and returning to our community at all times. Understanding motivations for offending can assist professionals to work more effectively with them.
It is also very important when communicating and engaging with convicted sex offenders that workers remain safe from manipulation, misuse of power and controlling aspects. They must remain professional and objective and strive for a balance between working with facts without prejudice and not overly empathising with the perpetrator.
Working with perpetrators to help them move away from offending can be challenging. This course ensures that delegates leave with a good understanding of motivations, desistance theory, how to keep themselves safe and how to navigate the Criminal Justice System.
COURSE OUTLINE / OBJECTIVES
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- What is Sex Offending?
- Desistance theories
- Working as an individual - dilemmas boundaries and health and safety
- Returning to the community
- Working positively with Sex Offenders in the community
- Importance of risk assessment
- Building emotional resilience
- The criminal justice system & MAPPA
Enabling participants to take a proactive approach in safely and effectively supporting sex offenders in the community
What you can expect from all Taye Training courses
- Practical exercises to help you to embed your learning
- High quality training resources
- Training delivered by experts who have practical hands-on, real-life experience of the subject
- Accelerated Learning methods used throughout
- The opportunity to network
- Plus much, much more. Contact us for full details
working in the community with people who have been convicted of a sexual offence
As part of our commitment to prevention, this course has been 'gifted to' the Charity Yorkshire, Humberside & Lincolnshire Circles of Support and Accountability (YHLCOSA). YHLCOSA is a community response to preventing sexual abuse and will now be delivering the course in the YHL region. Please visit their website for further information by clicking HERE.
If you are based outside of Yorkshire, Humberside and Lincolnshire please contact us below regarding delivery.
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