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Axis Free Training CourseDo you work with survivors of sexual abuse?  Might you, but don’t realise?  1 in 4 women and 1 in 20 men have been raped or sexually assaulted as an adult, and 1 in 6 Children have been sexually abused.  Would you know how to respond if someone disclosed sexual abuse to you? This course will introduce you to some of the following areas: which will support you in your professional and personal life.

Introduction to sexual violence/abuse

Aim of the course

  • Identify a clear definition of “Sexual violence/abuse”.
  • Explain what the role of an ISVA is in relation to victims/survivors of sexual violence/abuse.
  • Be able to dispel some of the myths around sexual violence/abuse.
  • Identify the impact of sexual violence/abuse on the victim and their family.
  • Understand the definition of consent.
  • Identify the signs of sexual abuse.
  • Understand the importance of communicating and responding to concerns of sexual violence/abuse.
  • Be able to explain the does and don’ts when interacting with victims of

Our introductory course is a free 3-hour session, delivered face to face, we can come to your organisation, or y

ou can book through joint training.

Attendance and participation in activities will gain you a CPD certificate.

For more information on the above course, please do contact Dawn Shanahan on the following email address, or call the number below.


01743 243007

Funding and Supporters

Axis is Funded by a number of different organisations and private donations

Membership and Quality

Axis is membership of, or accredited by, a number of organisations

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