Workshop by Dr. David Finkelhor

Arpan is pleased to invite you to workshops on Child Sexual Abuse by Dr. David Finkelhor on 27th and 28th November 2017 at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai.

Dr David Finkelhor is the Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory and Professor of Sociology at the University of New Hampshire. He has been studying the problems of child victimisation, child maltreatment and family violence since 1977. He is well known for his conceptual and empirical work on the problem of child sexual abuse, reflected in publications such asSourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse (Sage, 1986) and Nursery Crimes (Sage, 1988). He has also written about child homicide, missing and abducted children, children exposed to domestic and peer violence and other forms of family violence. In his recent work, he has tried to unify and integrate knowledge about all the diverse forms of child victimisation in a field he has termed Developmental Victimology. He is editor and author of 11 books and over 150 journal articles and book chapters. He has received grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, and the US Department of Justice, and a variety of other sources. In 1994, he was given the Distinguished Child Abuse Professional Award by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and in 2004 he was given the Significant Achievement Award from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.

The workshops are designed for people who already have a basic and/ or working understanding on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse and are keen on building their knowledge to take the learnings from these sessions and implement those in their work.

The key topics to be covered over the two days are as follows:

Day 1: 27th November 2017 – 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
– Developmental Victimology, by Dr. David Finkelhor

– Understanding the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire, by Dr. David Finkelhor

– Traumagenic Dynamics, by Dr. David Finkelhor

– Application of Western concepts to South and South East Asia, Dr. Lois Engelbrecht

Day 2: 28th November 2017 – 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
– Victim Treatment and Offender Treatment, by Dr. David Finkelhor

– Sexual Abuse Prevention – kinds of education, organizational prevention, by Dr. David Finkelhor

– Putting in place Online Safety Programs that work (Prevention & intervention), by Dr. David Finkelhor

Course Fees: Rs.1500/- per person, per day

Student Discount: Rs. 1000/- per person, per day

Venue: Hall of Harmony, Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai

Last date for Registration: 15th November 2017

Individuals can register either for one day or both days based on their preferences. Please use the link below to register for these workshops. Based on the registration, participants who have been shortlisted for the sessions will receive details about the mode of payment.

Contact person: Chandrika Rambiya, Program Manager-Training Services

Tel: 9819385058


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