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Surviving Christmas As A Survivor

Surviving Christmas As A Survivor. The festive season can be marred by reunions with child abusers, family estrangement, or returning to the place where the abuse happened. Simply put, the holidays are hard for us survivors. Dawn Neville shares her tips on getting through the festive season.

NAPAC’s training goes national

NAPAC will be expanding its training programme in 2018. Our one-day SASCA course, accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health, will run Leeds on Thu 15 February 2018, Nottingham on 17 April and further courses will run in Cardiff and in London over the following...

New NAPAC training course in Leeds, 15 Feb 2018

Our training course in Leeds is suitable for GPs, mental health professionals, safeguarding leads, addictions workers, homeless outreach workers, eating disorder specialists, social workers, ISVAs, police officers, prison and probation officers.

Comment on Operation Conifer, Wiltshire Police’s investigation into allegations of child abuse by former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath

NAPAC comment on Operation Conifer, Wiltshire Police’s investigation into allegations of child abuse by former Prime Minister, Sir Edward Heath

“It was right for Wilshire Police to carry out a thorough and proportionate investigation into allegations of child abuse by former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath. Wiltshire Police have examined the evidence carefully and made the judgement that six of these claims would have met the threshold for Heath to have been interviewed under caution, had he been alive today.”

NAPAC’s training course accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

NAPAC’s Supporting Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse (SASCA) one-day training course has today been accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). The programme explores how to respond sensitively and effectively to first disclosures, survival strategies and coping mechanisms in adults, post-traumatic stress reactions and trauma-informed practices.

Support line volunteers needed

We need more volunteers to join our friendly support line team in Stockport. Our next volunteer training will run on Monday evenings from 6-9pm over 5 weeks, starting in Oct 2017. If you have empathy, resilience and can commit to a regular four-hour shift, then we’d love to hear from you.

Home Office awards grant funding to NAPAC

NAPAC receives grant funding which allows us to continue providing our free support line and email support service. We’re only able to take a fraction of the calls we receive, so we rely on the generous donations made by individuals to help us meet growing demand.

Demand has risen substantially over the past 3 years, from 55,393 call attempts in 2014/15, to 73,031 in 2015/16 to 89,960 in 2016/17.

We’re recruiting

We’re looking for a Survivor Support Facilitator for our telephone support line service in Stockport.

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