Professional Certificate Module 1 – Jun 6th – 7th 2020
You are booking Module 1 of the Professional Certificate in Therapeutic Practice with Sex Offenders. The full Certificate, which consists of 5 modules, has been developed to provide counsellors, psychotherapists and other practitioners such as psychologists, probation officers, social workers and project workers with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to work therapeutically with this client group. The course also prepares practitioners to work with partners of such individuals and with couples, where one party is at risk of sexual offending.
Module 1 timings :
Saturday: Arrive 9.30 for start at 10 a.m. Finish at 6 p.m.
Date: 06/06/2020 at 9:30am End date: 07/06/2020 at 4:00pm Venue: The Deborah Ubee Trust, 20 Egerton Drive, Greenwich, London SE10 8JS Trainer: Mike Sheath
Day 1: Saturday 6th Jun 2020
Internet Offending and Sexual Addiction (Mike Sheath)
Assumptions about internet offenders: Viewers or ‘Doers,’ ‘Crossover’ and ‘Direction of travel’
‘Traditional’ sex offender theory and counselling practice
Similarities and differences between internet and contact sexual offenders
Motives for viewing Child Sexual Abuse material: cognitive, sexual, emotional, practical
Schema Theory and its applicability to ‘contact’ and ‘non-contact’ offenders
Drivers of pornography addiction, dis-inhibition, and collecting
The CSAM cycle. Combining traditional sex offender theory with addiction theory
Raising empathy, offering insight and control
Issues for partners (Large group discussion)
Day 2 : Sunday 7th Jun 2020
The Legal and Child Protection Systems, related to Sexual Offending (Mike Sheath)
The process by which individuals who are suspected of sex offending are arrested, charged, tried and sentenced
What happens when a person is given a custodial sentence
What happens when a person is given a community sentence
The restrictions placed on individuals who sexually offend: Licence, Orders, Sex Offender Register, Employment Restrictions
Finding of fact hearings
Different types of investigations and care orders
How offenders are assessed by prison, probation and social work staff
Terms & Conditions
Cancellations of workshops made less than 21 days before the course start date will be charged in full. Any refunds will incur a 12% administration charge. Where we cancel the workshop, we will refund your full course fee, however we will not be liable for any expenses incurred.
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