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Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services is recruiting for a Specialist Support Worker / EMDR Practitioner.

Wednesday 9th May 2018, 10am - 4pm, Exeter Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG.

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A member of our team is planning to raise money by running in the London Marathon next year.  Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services were lucky enough to win a place via the charity ballot and set out to find the right person to represent them. They didn’t have to look far. One of our Specialist Support Workers, Beverley Flavell, has run several half marathon’s and had always wanted to run in the London Marathon.

Devon Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Services will be presenting this training day on 14th September in North Devon for staff and volunteers from statutory and third sector organisations.

The aim of the day is to increase the skills, knowledge and confidence of staff and volunteers supporting people who have experienced sexual violence in Devon.

The cost of the day, including all refreshments, is £95 per person.

A £20 per person discount is available for third & voluntary sector organisations when 3 or more people book on to the training at the same time, making it only £75 per person.

Click here to download the Dealing With Disclosures flyer.

Please support us by buying a ticket for the new Torbay Lottery.

https://www.torbaylottery.co.uk/support/devon-rape-crisis-and-sexual-abuse-services

Buy your tickets from our page and we get 50%.

Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services presents a free public event: Jen Smith poses the question A CRISIS WITH CONSENT?

Thursday 4th May, 6.30pm-8.30pm 2017
Exeter Community Centre, 17 St David’s Hill, Exeter

The event will consist of a short presentation followed by questions and discussion.  We welcome everyone who is interested in safe and adult engagement.

Jen Smith is an MA student at the University of Exeter focusing on the social and structural foundations of sexual violence.

Alongside her studies she has also been working closely with Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services, Devon and Cornwall Police Communications unit and the University Guild.

In doing so, she has strived to connect the theoretical issues raised in her research to the practical issues.

Tickets https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-crisis-with-consent-tickets-32693300542 

Whilst the event is free, we do suggest a donation of £5 on the door.

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist, comedian Kate Smurthwaite finally takes on the issue right at the heart of women's rights: men. And she's taken "getting inside the subject" to a new level - performing the whole show in drag as her male alter-ego Milo Standards!

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter
www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk
Sunday 14th May
Show starts at 7.30pm
Followed by Q&A

Tickets cost £12 / £10

It is truly amazing to consider, but DRCSAS celebrated its 5th birthday as a specialist agency last week.  
Volunteers, staff, trustees and patrons came together to celebrate the achievements of our first five years together.

There was an incredible atmosphere, as you’d expect from an organisation full of committed women; a real pride in the organisation we have built together and the quality and effectiveness of the service we provide.

Music was provided by Emily Jukes-Roblyn, cookery by the Exeter cookery school and the auctioneer for the evening, presiding over some very generous donations, was our patron Anna Walker MBE.

Special thanks to Stephens Scown LLP whose donation paid for the buffet.

** SOLD OUT **

Thursday 1st December 6.30pm – 9pm at Exeter Community Centre, 17 St Davids Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG. All welcome.

This is a Free event however you will need to book your ticket through Eventbrite: https://lets-talk-about-sexual-abuse.eventbrite.com

Come along and meet Dr Nina Burrowes a psychologist who helps people understand the psychology of sexual abuse - why it happens, what the impact is, and how we can reduce the prevalence. Nina is the author of 'The courage to be me' an illustrated book about life after abuse. On the evening there will be opportunity to ask your questions directly or submit them anonymously in a relaxed atmosphere.

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