Training for individuals: Sexual violence awareness course (multiagency)

Our sexual violence awareness course comprises two half-day modules, delivered on Zoom. This course aims to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence relating to sexual violence and the support needs of survivors. You will learn theory, consider case studies, and put your skills into practice – all in a supportive, interactive learning environment facilitated by a highly experienced trainer.

Module 1: Introduction to sexual violence

  • The nature and prevalence of sexual violence
  • Common perpetrator tactics
  • Myths surrounding sexual violence
  • The impacts of sexual violence

Module 2: Responding to disclosures of sexual violence

  • Barriers to disclosure and overcoming them
  • Creating a safe environment for disclosures
  • Responding appropriately and managing trauma responses
  • Options following disclosure, including for recent incidents

  • Training dates

    Module 1: Tuesday 14 September; Thursday 23 September
    Module 2: Tuesday 21 September; Thursday 30 September
    Further dates will be released later this year; please contact us by email for our most up to date training dates

    Training costs (per person)

    Modules 1 and 2:
    Full price: £140
    Rate for charities: £120
    South Oxon rate*: £100
    Module 1 only (or module 2 only)
    Full price: £80
    Rate for charities: £70
    South Oxon rate*: £60

    *Thanks to funding from South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC), we are able to offer this discounted rate to professionals who are working with clients living within the SODC boundaries. Please see this map to check if this applies to you: http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/services-and-advice/my-area/maps/district-boundary-map

    These prices include course delivery and materials for each person . Failure to cancel a booking within seven days of the course running will result in the full cost of the course being charged.

    To book: please contact training@osarcc.org.uk

    What people have said about our training

    “The training was handled in a mature, relaxed and competent way – I recommend it highly and without reservation”

    “Above and beyond what I expected – really thorough training and I’ll be telling people about it at every opportunity”

    “Excellent session – really covered a lot of ground in an intuitive and accessible way”

    “Absolutely wonderful – clear, challenging, knowledgeable and supportive”

    “Great mix of talking, presentation and case studies”

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