RHCP CPD Training

Sexual abuse in the context of therapy & law:

Exploring the therapeutic management of disclosure of sexual abuse with an understanding of your obligations under safeguarding and the criminal justice processes

With Sally French UKCP Reg & Lynsey Lowe MBACP (Accred)
on Saturday 17th November 2018


The day covers:

  • How to handle disclosures of abuse both recent and non-recent.
  • Using a mixture of case studies and discussion we will explore:
    - the potential conflicts between confidentiality and safeguarding
    - what action you should take
    - understanding the importance of the context within which you work
  • Safeguarding
    - understanding your obligations
  • Pre-Trial Therapy Protocol:
    - Why is a protocol necessary?
    - How might therapy impact on a criminal trial?
    - Understanding the need for new contracting
    - How does this impact on note taking?
    - How long should notes be retained?
    - What should I do if I get a request to disclose my notes?
  • How can I best support my client through the criminal justice process?

About the trainer:

Sally French was a sexual offences specialist lawyer who worked for the Crown Prosecution Service for 25 years. She is now a UKCP accredited therapist working in private practice. In addition, she regularly delivers training courses including a BACP professional development day on societal rape myths, working with clients going through the court process and consent workshops for professional footballers.

Lynsey Lowe is a BACP Accredited Therapist with extensive experience of working with survivors of childhood abuse. Lynsey worked for a specialist sexual violence service for over 5 years as a counsellor, trainer and supervisor. She now works in the NHS and in private practice as a therapist and supervisor. In addition, she has provided training within the NHS, in organisational settings and for the charity sector on a range of topics

More Information:


Leicester (TBC)

Date & Time:

Saturday 17th November 2018 / 10am - 5pm (9.30am Registration)


£95.00 + VAT

Lunch and refreshments included

CPD Hours:

Attendance certificate provided and 6 CPD hours claimable

Booking & Payment:

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