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Working with the Trauma of Rape and Sexual Violence

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ISBN 978-1785921117

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The trauma caused by rape and sexual assault can often be further compounded by unthinking or insensitive comments from people who may judge, disbelieve or disparage the victim.

This authoritative resource draws together advice for all people in the helping professions on how to work with victims of rape and sexual violence. The wide-ranging topics cover the effects of rape, male rape, childhood sexual abuse, sex trafficking and prostitution, and sexually transmitted infections, giving best practice advice on how to offer effective and compassionate support to help survivors.

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The trauma caused by rape and sexual violence can often be further compounded by unthinking or insensitive comments from people who may judge, disbelieve or disparage the victim when hearing their lived experience and what they have endured.
This is a straightforward, practical book full of information and guidance for those working in this difficult and sensitive field and will be a useful resource for counsellors, therapists, and a myriad of other professionals. In its entirety it is intended for those who work within the field. Working with the Trauma of Rape and Sexual Violence
Originally as part of a unique training programme, it demonstrates the long-term psychological impact that sexual violation can have on individuals who have been assaulted in this way.
As a resource, draws together advice and guidance for those on the front line of all helping professions on how to work with victims of rape and sexual violence, with kindness and compassion. The wide-ranging topics cover the effects of rape, male rape, childhood sexual abuse, sex trafficking and prostitution, and sexually transmitted infections, giving best practice advice on how to offer effective and compassionate support to help survivors. https://traumaresourcesshop.co.uk
In so many cases across the country, clients have been re-traumatised again and again or experienced a secondary injury from the uneducated worker, whether that may be a court official, defence barrister, mental health worker, police officer, doctor, Sti (Sexually transmitted disease) nurse, to a schoolteacher, as well as a myriad of other professionals.
It is not in our power to stop rape and sexual violence, but by being one step ahead and educating those who work in this field of trauma, we do stand a chance of helping those who have already suffered enough, without further injury or psychological damage.

Working with the Trauma of Rape and Sexual Violence is written from the minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day experience of working with the aftermath and psychological effects of rape and sexual violence on individual men, women and children. The ripple effect on families and communities whilst demonstrating some basic interventions that will not create further harm to those affected.

For information on any of the self-help resources provided, please contact us at

[email protected]
https://traumaresourcesshop.co.uk
https://traumablog.co.uk

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Weight 0.36 kg
Dimensions 22.9 × 15.2 × 1.2 cm