Professional Certificate Module 4 – 22nd & 23rd Jun 2019



You are booking Module 4 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.

Sunday: Arrive 9 for 9.30 a.m.  Finish at 4 p.m.

Venue: Premier Meetings Manchester Central (GMEX), Bishopsgate, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3DW

Workshop Description

Module 4

Day 1 : Saturday 22nd Jun 2019

Working with Female Offenders (Andrew Smith)

  • Discussion of issues arising from previous sessions
  • Summary of main learning covered so far
  • Emotional reaction to women who sexually abuse
  • Theories of why more women are being convicted of sexual offences, and  why the impact of female offending is often minimised
  • Backgrounds of females who offend
  • Females who offend to please men
  • Females who offend in ritual abuse settings
  • Females who offend in gang cultures
  • Females who offend against underage, non-related males
  • Females who offend against their own and other peoples’ children

Day 2 : Sunday 23rd Jun 2019

Working with Adolescents (Andrew Smith)

  • Discussion of issues arising from previous sessions
  • Summary of main learning covered so far
  • How did sex seem when you were an adolescent?
  • How adolescent sexual offending is similar and different to adult sexual offending
  • Adolescent sex offenders and denial
  • Adolescent sex offenders and victim empathy
  • Adolescent sex offenders with attachment trauma problems
  • Adolescent sex offenders with male entitlement schema
  • Working with adolescent sex offenders who are in care settings

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.