The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma - sexual trauma seminars


Recovering from Rape and Sexual Trauma - sexual trauma seminars

* Understand the neurological impacts of sexual abuse and ways to facilitate healthy sexual intimacy * Learn how sexual trauma impacts men and women differently and the implications for treatment * Enhance your capacity and take home techniques to effectively work with victims of sexual abuse!

By only focusing on the symptoms, you may miss what the root of the problem could be – undisclosed sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, difficulties with sexual intimacy or other sexual traumas. This seminar will provide you with specific knowledge and resources to enhance your capacity to effectively work with survivors of sexual abuse.

Adulthood sexual trauma is associated with short-term and long-term psychological consequences. Short-term effects include shock, fear, anxiety, confusion, and withdrawal. Many survivors experience a reduction in symptoms within a few months, whereas some women experience distress for years.

Inclusion on the list does not imply endorsement of the event, training, speakers, topics or sponsoring organization by the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence. This is not an exhaustive list of training opportunities and events; rather it is a compilation of events that have been submitted to or come to the attention of the National Center.