It is nearly a week since both the FA and Manchester City Football Club published their respective reports into abuse within football. A week of
Tuesday 6 October 2020 NAPAC welcomes the publication today of IICSA’s investigation report on safeguarding policies and practices in the Anglican Church. The findings of
It is very disappointing that the HMIC goes on to recommend an end to automatic belief by police as a victim discloses their account to them. There is significant risk that this will be heard by survivors as police ‘automatically not believing’ allegations.
British Society for Mental Health & Deafness @bsmhdeaf and NAPAC are working together to develop training for counsellors and therapists who work with adult survivors of childhood abuse who are Deaf. Find out more about NAPAC’s e-learning courses https://napac.org.uk/training/ #itsnotok2020
NAPAC has welcomed the decision by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to publish its first ever report solely about child abuse. We hope this new ONS source of evidence will over time help to support the development of services to meet adult survivors’ needs, such as support groups and the development of trauma-informed services.
Donate to NAPAC’s first Christmas campaign Over the next six weeks we will be sharing stories to celebrate the hope and hard work that makes
We hear on the NAPAC support line every day about the lifelong impacts on a child who grows up in an abusive home. Charlie Webster is a survivor of childhood abuse and a broadcaster and campaigner against domestic abuse. Over the past year she has been making a documentary podcast series called ‘Undiscussable’. Listen to the series.
On 23 August 2019, the NAPAC Board of Trustees learnt through a media enquiry about a serious incident in 2008 involving Peter Saunders, the charity’s Founder and Spokesperson. On 27 August 2019, NAPAC decided to commission an external review by an independent governance expert to fully understand what governance systems existed at NAPAC at the time of the incident in 2008 and how they were applied. The review was also asked to examine NAPAC’s current governance systems and policies and how they would hold up in the case of a similar incident occurring. Click on the title to read more.
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