XP2004  UNDERSTANDING AND ASSISTING VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE

  • Accademic Unit
    Centre for Child Protection
  • Course
    Diploma in Safeguarding of Minors

Objectives and content: Students become aware of how the reality of abuse affects victims, secondary victims, safeguarding personnel, the church, and society. They empathize with victims. They confront the reality of (clerical) abuse with their own spirituality and images of the Church. They reflect on the theological implications. They reflect on proper self-care with regard to emotion regulation and compassion fatigue. Students react properly when confronted with abuse. They critically assess their own attitudes, fears, resistances, etc. They critically assess risk and protective factors in their own cultures. They describe the guidelines and processes in canon and civil law. They become aware of available forms of assistance and therapy for victims. They become aware of the opportunities and challenges of pastorally accompanying victims and secondary victims. Students react properly when confronted with abuse – Part II (elective topics to choose from). They deal appropriately with major changes in minors. They create specific ways to pastorally care for victims and secondary victims. They reflect on the specific vulnerability for (sexual) abuse imposed by: disability; migration/displacement; war; etc. They analyse how to promote cybersecurity in their own professional field. Method: The course will combine lecture, reading, and seminar discussion, and will focus on a range of selected texts. Evaluation: Evaluation will be based on class participation, written papers, and reflections.

Information

  • Semestre: 2° Semestre
  • ECTS: 6

Teachers

Hans ZOLLNER
Hans ZOLLNER
Makamatine LEMBO
Makamatine LEMBO
Gottfried UGOLINI
Gottfried UGOLINI

Lesson schedule/Room

Lessons schedule not available

Bibliography

  • It will be indicated at the beginning of the course.

Calls

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