COURSE 1

Mandatory Reporting and the Therapeutic Relationship

Course Outline

It is now mandatory for professionals to report child sexual abuse to the civil authorities.

This course aims to:

  • provide clear information to counsellors and psychotherapists working with adult survivors of child sexual abuse regarding their legal obligations to report retrospective allegations.
  • Explore strategies to manage the impact on the therapeutic relationship.

The course is participative and experiential and includes presentations, small group work and role plays. Extensive hand-outs are provided.

 

COURSE 2 

Mandatory Reporting and the Therapeutic Relationship

A Master Class

 It is now mandatory for professionals to report child sexual abuse to the civil authorities.

This master class will

  • Explore in-depth the impact of the mandatory reporting on the therapeutic relationship
  • Allow therapists to explore their personal challenges in implementing the policy
  • Using case studies to examine transference and counter transference.
  • Review the legal situation

The course is participative and experiential and includes presentations, small group work. Extensive hand-outs are provided.

This one day course is only suitable for psychotherapists who have already completed One in Four’s Child Protection and the Counsellor / Psychotherapist training.