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Children Of Phoenix Workshop Programme

CHILDREN OF PHOENIX WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR
PROFESSIONALS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND
SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ASSAULT

PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR S. CAROLINE TAYLOR AM

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FOR PROFESSIONALS: WORKING WITH AND SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Focus will be on understanding disclosure and delayed disclosure (what motivates and facilitates disclosure); responding to disclosure, understanding trauma impacts and providing support. The role and value of psycho-education to assist in the recovery and healing process. Legal literacy: understanding and negotiating the criminal justice system.
Suitable audience: professionals from welfare organisations, health professionals, teachers, school counsellors, trauma counsellors, grief counsellors, advocates, lawyers, court liaison support workers, pastoral care workers, advocates.
Cost: $60. Tea/coffee and Lunch provided. Reference Pack for every participant valued at $50
Venue: Ballarat Golf Club Conference Room, 1800 Sturt Street, Alfredton. Thursday, October 16, 2014. 9am to 12.30pm. Registration 8.30am

FOR THE COMMUNITY: UNDERSTANDING FAMILY VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND SUPPORTIVE RESPONSES TO VICTIM/SURVIVORS

Focus on the prevalence of family violence and sexual violence. Understanding delayed disclosure and disclosure; responding to disclosure and providing support; accessing and understanding the process of reporting and the legal process; supporting victim recovery and safety issues.
Suitable audience: members of the general community who are supporting someone who has been abused or wanting to have further knowledge; community groups; family members or friends supporting a person who has been abused.
No Cost. Lunch Provided.
Venue: Ballarat Golf Club Conference Room, 1800 Sturt Street, Alfredton. Wednesday, October 15,
2014. 9am to 12.30pm. Registration 8.30am

FOR SURVIVORS: STEPPING INTO THE LIGHT: LEGAL LITERACY AND SELF EMPOWERMENT FOR SURVIVORS

Closed Workshop for Male Survivors
Making sense of feelings and impact; disclosure; getting help from family, friends, professionals; making a police report : your rights and choices; the legal process; keeping safe; creating pathways forward
Workshop open to male survivors. (Survivors welcome to bring a support person)
No Cost. Lunch provided and Support Pack valued at $70 provided free to every participant.
Venue: Ballarat Golf Club Conference Room, 1800 Sturt Street, Alfredton. Tuesday, October 14,
2014. 9am to 12.30pm. Registration 8.30am
Closed Workshop for Female Survivors:
Making sense of feelings and impact; disclosure; getting help from family, friends, professionals; making a police report : your rights and choices; the legal process; keeping safe; creating pathways forward
Workshop open to female survivors. (Survivors welcome to bring a support person)
No Cost. Lunch provided and Support Pack valued at $70 provided free to every participant.
Venue: Ballarat Golf Club Conference Room, 1800 Sturt Street, Alfredton. Monday October 13 2014.
9am to 12.30pm. Registration 8.30am

REGISTRATION AND ENQUIRIES:

Email: info@childrenofphoenix.org

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When making contact please identify which workshop you wish to attend. We wish to acknowledge Ballarat City Council Community Grant Programme for supporting these workshops.

 

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