CSA & Harmful Sexual Behaviours Conference

Location:The Brighton Centre

Sexual abuse of children thrives on secrecy and lies.

Join us on Friday 22nd May 2015 to hear the latest information you need to best help those with whom you work. This Conference will be the start of a series of events through the year to explore how we can best work together to end this abuse and support victims in our city.

Brighton & Hove LSCB is committed to making sure there are timely, assured and measurable interventions so children are effectively safeguarded from sexual abuse.

We are very excited to announce that the Conference will be opened by Sue Berelowitz, Deputy Children’s Commissioner. There will be a number of engaging workshops covering a range of topics. Whether you are an experienced professional or are new to the field—and whether you work as a social worker, law enforcement officer, health professional, or in any position with a need to know about child sexual abuse — this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Presentations and discussions include:
•    ABE interviews & the difficulty of children disclosing CSA
•    Physical & Behavioural Presentations of Child Sexual Abuse
•    Legal issues in CSA
•    Internet issues & CSA
•    Multi-agency Child Protection Investigation
•    Childhood Disclosures & Obtaining Evidence
•    Supporting Children without Evidence
•    Response to intra & extra familial CSA
•    The Sexually Harmful Behaviour Continuum
•    Communicating with Children
•    Adolescent Sexual Behaviour
•    Multi-agency Response to Sexualised & Sexually Harmful Behaviour
•    Post-sexual Abuse Support /Therapy