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CPD: Pre-Trial Therapy

10am to 4pm

Saturday, 11th March 2023

In-person – maximum of 10 participants.

 

This CPD is for you if you would like to feel more confident and competent when working with clients who are navigating the criminal justice system.

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What you will gain:

  • Awareness of the requirements of the recently revised CPS Pre-Trial Therapy Guidance

  • Knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice process

  • Understanding of how to ensure clients are fully informed of the implications of their work with you

  • Knowledge of how to handle requests from the police for therapy records

  • Understanding of general principles around good note keeping and any additional requirements when a client reports sexual abuse or violence to the police

  • Confidence that you can support victims through the legal process

  • Answers to any questions you may have about pre-trial therapy.

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Who is this CPD for:

Anyone who works with, or might work with, domestic abuse or sexual violence:

  • Supervisor – do any of your supervisees work with victim-survivors?

  • Qualified therapist – are you working with, or likely to work with, victim-survivors?

  • Trainee counsellor – would you like to be prepared to work with victim-survivors?

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What else you need to know:

  • Fee: £75 (payable in advance)

  • You will receive a CPD certificate

  • Light refreshments will be available, but to accommodate intolerances, allergies and preferences, please bring along your own lunch.

 

Your tutor for the day:

 

Sian Watson, Clinical Director at Living Your Life who has worked with domestic and sexual abuse for many years.

 

To book your place:

Email: catherine@livingyourlife.org.uk

Where you will learn:
  • Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7PH

  • Free on-site parking

  • Fully accessible location. 

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