Posted in Abuse

Brexit damages ability of UK to catch child abuse offenders

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/16/mps-call-for-action-over-expected-rise-in-child-sexual-abuse-during-coronavirus-pandemic Europol said it had seen “increased online activity by those seeking child abuse material”. The UK will cease to belong to Europol, which helps…

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Posted in Psychotherapy

10 Myths About Therapy

1. People who seek psychotherapy are weak, mentally ill, or crazy. 2. Therapists sit behind desks taking notes while you lie on a couch. 3….

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Posted in Psychology

Mending sexual abuse wounds one bucket at a time: Taylor Burrowes at TEDxSevenMileBeach

Sexual abuse creates holes in society through which identity and integrity escape. Using her inside knowledge of what happens behind closed doors, Taylor advocates tackling…

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Posted in Politics

Stuff investigative project focuses on sexual abuse and harassment around the country.

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Posted in Mental Health

Realists do best

Our main finding is that it is not just outcomes that matter but also expectations. Other things being equal, overestimating outcomes and underestimating them are…

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Posted in Psychology

The Case For Realistic Optimism | Ray Poole | TEDx

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Posted in Peer Support

Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Delivering this programme successfully requires a strong partnership across the staff, employer and Careerforce according to Bentham. “Critical to completion of this 120-credit qualification is…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Fifth allegation against disgraced former MP Andrew Falloon

Mr Falloon resigned from Parliament after it was revealed he had sent a pornographic image to a young woman, who complained to the police. After…

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Posted in Video

Weinstein ex-assistant speaks out – BBC Newsnight

In her first TV interview, Harvey Weinstein’s former assistant, Zelda Perkins, speaks out on why she wants gagging laws to be changed, and why she…

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She was forced to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

She accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault while working as his assistant and says she was forced to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Twenty years later,…

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