Office for National Statistics invites survivor feedback on design of England & Wales Crime Survey

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is looking for volunteers (aged 18 to 74) who experienced abuse in childhood to help with research to decide whether the Crime Survey for England and Wales  would be suitable as an online survey. They would like to hear your views on the nature of the questions the Crime Survey asks and other aspects of its design. Please complete the ONS questionnaire if you are interested by 13 March 2020.

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Investigating non-recent child abuse is vital

Operation Hydrant has published outcomes resulting from the police investigations. These demonstrate why investment in investigating non-recent child abuse is so vital.
Survivors should feel reassured that it is worth going to the police if they wish to, however long ago their abuse took place.

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Supporting Deaf adult survivors of childhood abuse

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

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Listen to Charlie Webster’s new podcast series ‘Undiscussable’

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.

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NAPAC external governance review -13 November 2019

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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The power of listening

Are you a good listener, looking to learn new skills and volunteer with a friendly team? Can you commit to a weekly 4-hour shift in Stockport, Mon-Fri during the day or evening?

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