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Conference: The Impact of Sexual Trauma (2nd November, Kings House, Bedford)


Thursday 2nd November 2023 (Kings House, Ampthill Road, Bedford MK45 9AZ)

YouTurn Futures are pleased to host this national conference for anyone working, or interested in, the area of sexual trauma, providing an understanding of the impact of sexual trauma, the psychology of the offender and how these impacts on the psychology of the victim.  The conference will also look at methods of preventing sexual offending from reoccurring or occurring in the first place.

There will be a fascinating line up of guest speakers, including Zoe Lodrick, Dr Lisa Thornhill, Fay Maxted-CEO The Survivors Trust, Maggie Oliver-The Maggie Oliver Foundation, Andy Thompson-Managing Director for CYP first. More speakers to be confirmed.

With a host of specialist speakers, you will assess, explore, analyse the latest insight into trauma informed practice, how sexual abuse can be prevented and gain knowledge about improved professional approaches to dealing with survivors and perpetrators of sexual violence.  In addition, you will evaluate multi-agency approaches to tackling sexual violence and exploitation while examining emerging thinking on trauma informed practice.  This will also be an opportunity to network with national leaders, innovators, and frontline workers across the sector.

This Conference is specifically designed to be multi agency including:

  • Local Authorities: Social Workers, Family Workers, Early Help Workers, MASH, Adult and Child Safeguarding, Foster Carers

  • Education: Safeguarding Leads, Alternative Education Settings.

  • Police: IDVAS, ISVAS, Public Protection Teams (Sex Offender Management and DV) Community Safety Teams, CSE Team, Exploitation & Gangs, Adult & Children Safeguarding, VRU’s

  • Probation: NPS Offender Managers, CRC Offender Managers

  • Youth Offending Service: Youth Justice Officers, Social Workers

  • Health: Sexual Health Services for Adults or Children, CAMHS, Specialist Safeguarding Children Nurses, Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental Health support

  • Charities: Housing, Victim, Women, Advocates

Testimonials from the Bedfordshire Against CSE Conference 2020

'Well done that was the best conference I have ever been on my mind was blown!! Amazing organisation.'

'This was one of the most informative and engaging events that I have ever attended. Every speaker was absolutely brilliant.'

'It is the first conference, probably in my career, where I have been fully engaged all day. The learning and reflection for me when working with people traumatised was huge.'

Delegates: All delegates will receive an email link with further details & conference information upon booking. Exhibition stalls will be available to browse before and after the conference as well as during the breaks.  This is a fantastic opportunity to engage and network with specialist organisations working in the area of sexual trauma. Cost: £125 per person.

Opportunity to Exhibit: Increase your brand awareness and showcase your work by placing your organisation at the heart of the action.  Network and engage with leaders and innovators in the field of sexual trauma and sexual offending. 

If you would like the opportunity to attend this conference or exhibit at this conference, please contact bookings@youturnfutures.com

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