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Intra-familial child sexual abuse – Learning week 3-7 October 2022

Date: Monday, 26th Sep 2022 | Category: General

This week of events organised by the ‘Association of Child Protection Professionals’ in partnership with the ‘Centre of expertise on Child Sexual Abuse’ will consist of lunchtime talks and workshops from established practitioners, academics, and researchers throughout the week of the 3rd October. Delegates can sign onto singular events, or the full week of lunchtime sessions.

The week’s schedule of events are as follows:
(1 session per day, over lunch by zoom – 90 minutes in length)

Monday 3rd October – An introduction to intrafamilial child sexual abuse: – Kairika Karsna and Anna Glinski, CSA Centre (12.00pm – 1.30pm)

Tuesday 4th October – Conducting assessments in childcare proceedings: Understanding the wider context – Dr Sam Warner, AoCPP (12.00pm – 1.30pm)

Wednesday 5th October – Understanding sibling sexual abuse: introducing a new practice resource – Stuart Allardyce, Lucy Faithfull Foundation and Dr Peter Yates, University of Edinburgh (12.30pm – 2.00pm)

Thursday 6th October – Medical examinations: what children and family can expect and how this can inform professionals’ advice, referrals, and multi-agency cooperation – Michelle Cutland, CSA Centre (12.00pm – 1.30pm)

Friday 7th October – Female sexual abuse: Understanding the nuances of this specific form of harm, within the home setting : Marcella Leonard, Director, Leonard Consultancy (12.00pm – 1.30pm) Fridays session followed by Q&A: speakers from the week regroup to answer pre-submitted questions.

These sessions can be booked individually, or the entire week of sessions can be booked at a discounted rate (discounts for AoCPP members and students also apply.

For more information and to book, visit: