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NAPAC is calling on UK survivors of online child sexual abuse to share their voices, as part of international research to highlight the devastating impacts of online child sexual abuse offending. NAPAC and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) have started to gather research about the impacts of online child sexual abuse (CSA) on the survivors depicted in abuse images that are distributed online.
UK adult survivors of child sexual abuse who were photographed or filmed can participate in this survey
Find out more or take part in the survey
Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week runs from 5-11 February 2018, an umbrella campaign supported by numerous NGOs including NAPAC. #ItsNotOK
NAPAC’s support line team often hear from female survivors who are too frightened to undergo gynaecological examinations, even when they have cause for concern. Balancing the fear of re-traumatisation against serious health risks can feel overwhelming for many survivors. Here are some tips, shared by survivors, which have successfully improved their experience of a cervical screening.
Do you work with adults who suffered abuse in childhood or manage healthcare staff who do? Our Supporting Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (SASCA) training has been accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health (RPSPH). We’re training professionals, so that they can offer an effective, supportive and empowering service to survivors.
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 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...
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 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.
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.
Our one day SASCA training course in London is suitable for qualified counsellors and therapists. The course will run on Sat 2 Dec 2017 in London, EC2A. Book by 31 Oct for an early bird discount.