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Awareness of Sexually Harmful Behaviours

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Course details:

HSB can provoke considerable anxiety in parent/carers and professionals. This one day course aims to demystify this whole area of work, increase awareness and empower carers and professionals to use transferable skills when managing children and young people who present with HSB.

The training will provide professionals with a theoretical background about the development of sexual behaviour problems, and guidance on what works. It will also consider the impact on adults who are trying to manage a child or young person displaying HSB.

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
20th October 2021

9.15am log in

9.30am start

4.30pm finish
ZOOM Aim Project Targeted Services – Community Wellbeing, Disability Team, Family Support & Intervention, Looked After Children, Youth Justice Service, Foster Carers, Fostering Team

Target Group - This course is targeted at caseworkers who are new to this area of work, youth workers, social care staff and foster carers who care for children and young people who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour (HSB).

Course aims and objectives:

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased confidence in responding to and managing HSB
  • An understanding of the theoretical background to the development of sexual behaviour problems
  • Increased insight into staff support and care

This course is also pre-requisite for those staff wishing to attend the more advanced 2 days courses AIM u12 and AIM 3.

Due to the subject matter, a safe space in which to undertake this training with minimal interruptions, where possible, is required. This is pertinent to those working from home, particularly with children present.

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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