A recruitment and development programme for specialist counsellors to provide therapy and emotional support to children and teenagers who have been traumatised by serious crime The project will allow us to rapidly extend our current localised counselling service across the UK.
It ran from 12:00 PM, 4 December 2015 to 5:00 PM, 14 December 2015
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1166103)
Our research found that the availability of 1-2-1 counselling and emotional support for the young victims of serious crime was virtually non-existent. Where counselling services do exist, often they are under-funded or have horrendously long waiting times. We did not find one service that prioritised the needs of young victims of crime.
Our project will increase the nationwide availability of specialist, emotional support therapists for those children and teenagers whose lives are being derailed by the effects of crime and exposure to the criminal justice system. It will build on the successful pilot programmes we have been running in areas of England and Wales.
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