Training We Offer

BSARCS offers a range of training to improve service and practitioner knowledge about the impact of sexual violence, best practice in supporting victims and survivors, legal and safeguarding responsibilities when supporting individuals. Trauma Informed approaches and what works in progress and recovery. We are constantly reviewing our training offer and can provide bespoke training to meet your individual service needs.

Our trainers bring prior practice experience alongside research and knowledge about what works in responding to sexual harm.
Training is offered over zoom, face to face, and online. Please sign up for our mailing list if you would like to be keep up to date with our training schedule and developments.

What is available?

We have a calendar of upcoming training which can be found by clicking here.

You can sign up to our mailing list which can be done on our home page.

CPD Accredited Subjects include:

Dealing with Disclosures of Sexual Abuse

Understanding and working with the impact of vicarious secondary trauma

Trauma Informed Responses and The Impact of Sexual Harm – Useful for working with Adults

A Professional approach to support and intervention with child sexual abuse

ACES – Adverse Childhood Experiences

As a trauma informed service BSARCS has developed an online E-learning course (CPD accredited). If you would like to apply to do this course please fill in our form by clicking here.

Other training

Screening with Q&A of the film Resilience –“the biology of stress and the science of hope” The film introduces the concepts of ACES, Toxic Stress and the Trauma Informed Approach.

Bespoke training

Whilst we have structured training we also offer bespoke training which can be delivered to a team or project, charges are negotiable. If you feel your team would benefit from this please fill in our online form here.

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Training Feedback

Dealing with disclosure of sexual abuse – I feel much more confident to be in a discussion of disclosure, being more able to ask the right kind of questions.

Understanding and working with the impact of vicarious (secondary) trauma – The understanding of the different trauma’s that we face on a daily basis and how to recognise them. Then deal with them safely.

Trauma informed responses and the impact of sexual abuse – Understanding how people deal with trauma and what I can do within my practice to help them to regulate their feelings and bring them back down to the now.

Working with sexual harm: recognising and responding to online sexual harm – Wider knowledge with spotting signs of online exploitation, grooming and abuse