4 results for tag: Sexual Abuse


Child Sexual Abuse – An Advanced Approach

Sexual abuse of children continues to be a pervasive problem globally and in South Africa. In light of this, the training aims at promoting understanding of child sexual abuse with the view of improving prevention, early intervention and on-going psycho-social support. In line with this, the training focuses on the following pertinent areas: Prevalence of abuse and sexual abuse in South Africa South African social context and its effect on the vulnerability of children Theory on the occurrence of child sexual abuse Consequences of child sexual abuse – behavioural, physical and psychological Sexual Offences Act – sexual offences against ...

Assessment and Treatment of the Sex Offender

This three day course is presented in power-point and will employ the following aids for effective information sharing: work book, role plays, small group discussions and discussion of relevant case studies and trends. The key areas covered in the training are as follows: Sexual violence in the South African context – nature, extent and manifestation Exploration of the notion of ‘assessment’ and relevant tools of assessing Theories around sexual offending South African legislation surrounding handling of sex offenders – children and adults. Intervention and treatment approaches. The training employs the experiential approach ...

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 ...