3 results for tag: Child Abuse Treatment & Training


Children Who Sexually Abuse Other Children

This course focuses on child on child sexual abuse. It explores various theories around child sexual abuse perpetrated by children with emphasis placed on the potential physical, behavioural and psychological effects of child on child sexual abuse. In addition, various therapeutic intervention approaches are discussed and appraised. The training targets professionals and para-professionals, educators (Early Childhood Development Centers, Primary and High Schools) and any other interested individuals. The training will be presented in power-point and employs the following teaching aids; work book, role plays, case studies and group discussions. ...

Understanding of Partial, Delayed and Non-Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse

There are a lot of questions revolving around disclosure of sexual abuse by children. Children may give a full or partial disclosure of the sexual abuse. In some instances, children may keep the abuse a secret into adulthood. While on the other hand, a child may give a partial or full disclosure and later recant the disclosure. This raises a lot of questions: why did the child not disclose; is the child telling the truth considering that she /he took this long to disclose and if the sexual abuse was not discovered, was the child going to disclose? In light of the above-mentioned, the course focuses on: Prevalence and manifestation of sexual abuse ...

Lyn Perry leaves an enduring legacy

Lyn Perry retires from her position as Director of Jo'burg Child Welfare with effect from today, 1 April 2015. After working for the organisation for 29 years, serving the children and families of Johannesburg, Lyn leaves a legacy that is built on the services and programmes that she spearheaded in her time as Director. The internationally acclaimed Granny Programme at Othandweni in Soweto that seeks to address issues of social isolation as well as improve bonding and attachment for babies and toddlers, the Child Abuse Treatment and Training department that was opened in 1990: a specialised child sexual abuse unit and Thembalethu situated in the City ...