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Rape Crisis Awareness Training

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Saint Michael's Hospice

Hornbeam Park Avenue

Harrogate

HG2 8QL

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About the Course

This introductory course aims to equip frontline workers with the knowledge and confidence to respond to and support, in an appropriate and effective manner, individuals affected by rape and sexual assault.

What will I learn?

  • The legal definitions of rape & sexual assault

  • Have an awareness of the impact of rape & sexual assault

  • Be aware of appropriate responses to disclosure of rape or sexual assault

  • Be aware of the police response & procedures in relation to rape & sexual assault

  • Be aware of the medical aspects of rape and sexual assault and sexual health

  • Be aware of appropriate referral routes for clients

  • Be aware of key legal issues and the Crown Prosecution Procedure

Who is it for?

This one day course is suitable for anyone working in an area where they may receive disclosures of rape or sexual assault. Please note that this is BASIC awareness training aimed at people who have not had any previous training on this issue.

What will the course look like?

The course is delivered by Talking Spaces Counselling Service at Saint Michael’s with input from North Yorkshire Police, Crown Prosecution Service & Sexual Health Clinic. There will be a good proportion of expert knowledge offered by the above presenters and group exercises in a peer to peer setting.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Course Tutors

  • Debbie Dean, Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Worker

  • Representatives from North Yorkshire Police, Crown Prosecution Service & Sexual Health Clinic

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Saint Michael’s may take photographs during courses to be used for publicity and marketing purposes. Please contact a member of the Education Team if you would not like us to use your image for these purposes.

Data Protection

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, we are required to inform you that your details will be retained and held on file for administrative purposes by Saint Michael’s. Please be assured that we will not pass this information on to any organisation unless we have your prior consent.

Registration

Registration commences 15 minutes prior to any of our events, in order to facilitate a prompt start. If for any reason you are delayed, please call us on 01423 879687 with an approximate time of arrival.

Dietary requirements

All food served is freshly prepared on the premises. Kindly advise us in advance of the day of any special dietary requirements.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The nearest train station is Hornbeam Park which is on the main Leeds to York line. The station is a 10 minute walk from the hospice and offers easy access. Alternatively, should you choose to drive there is ample car parking available at the hospice. See hospice web site for directions.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email education@saintmichaelshospice.org or call 01423 879687

What's the refund policy?

Your place at the event will be confirmed following receipt of your booking and fee. If a delegate cancels attendance at a course, a refund of 80% of the invoice value will be made provided a minimum of 30 days prior notice is given. If a delegate cancels attendance at a course, a refund of 50% of the invoice value will be made, provided between 14-29 days prior notice is given. If a delegate cancels attendance at a course with less than 14 days notice, no refund will be given and the delegate will remain liable for the full value of the course. If a delegate fails to attend a course and no written notice of cancellation has been provided, the delegate will remain liable for the full value of the course

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