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May
29
Wed
SAMSN Survivors & Mates Support Network Service Providers Workshop @ University of New England Parramatta
May 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Working with adult male survivors of child sexual abuse

This workshop is designed to assist clinicians and other professionals working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. We will look at the vulnerabilities of boys being sexually abused and how this often translates into feelings of shame, guilt and confusion for adult male survivors.

The effects of childhood abuse on men will be examined and strategies that can help men recover will be explored. Specific attention will be paid to the role of group work, looking at the unique advantages that support from peers can bring to the recovery process.

This workshop will include a Q&A/discussion with an emphasis on the importance of trauma aware practice.

For more information and to book please visit the samsn website.

Jun
15
Sat
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Jun 15 all-day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th marks the annual, internationally recognised World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). WEAAD encourages community participation on a broad scale to draw attention to elder abuse.

For more information please visit the WEAA website.

Jul
5
Fri
Bravehearts 777 Marathon @ Sydney NSW
Jul 5 all-day

Register now and get a head start on training and fundraising for the Bravehearts 777, 2019.

Join Australia’s biggest charity run and protect our kids from sexual assault. Participants are signing up to tackle the challenge which will see them compete in one of the seven marathons around Australia- Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney or Gold Coast that are run in seven states in seven days.

In 2019 we hope our State Runners will raise an incredible $80,000 to help us achieve our Mission and prevent child sexual assault in Australia. Plus of course, you will be doing something extraordinary for yourself!

For more information see the Bravehearts Website.