Seren offers training to external organisations:

understanding the effects of childhood sexual abuse and working safely and sensitively with adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse below is a typical training, but this can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation.

Two days training

Overall Aim:

To raise awareness and increase understanding of the main issues surrounding childhood sexual abuse in order to work more sensitively with survivors.


During the training we will have the opportunity to:

This will be an interactive, participative style of training, and handouts will be available to cover the subject matter.  No prior knowledge of the subject is required.

The programme can be adapted to the needs of the participants:  we offer training to counsellors & therapists, health and social care workers, students and support workers of many kinds.




This is the Programme Outline for two days of training and covers the core training provided by the Seren Counselling Service.

A short Booklet about Childhood Sexual Abuse produced by the Seren Team will be available for participants at a suggested donation of £2 per copy.

The training includes recent research findings and theories concerning the physiological and neurological impact of trauma and how these findings can inform practice.

An attendance certificate can be provided by Seren to those who complete the 2 days, if required;  please let us know the number of participants in good time.

For further information, contact Seren