Service Provision Summary
Providing short and long term therapeutic counselling, practical help and support aiming to:
- Reduce the psychological damage, self harm and suicide associated with victimisation;
- Improve the physical, psychological, emotional health and quality of life of victims and their families;
- Minimise re-victimisation and;
- Help prevent continued and new offending.
- Keep the victim engaged within the criminal justice system wherever possible.
Crisis Point’s specialist service provision and delivery entail seven main areas
- 1:1 Counselling
- Group Counselling
- 1:1 Support/Chaperone
- ISVA Intervention
In delivering the ISVA intervention, psychotherapy, counselling, support work and advocacy for victims of sexual crimes, our client categories include:
- Adult victims and survivors of rape, sexual assault/abuse;
- Adult survivors of intra and extra-familial child sexual abuse;
- Child and adolescent victims of child sexual abuse;
- Child and adolescent victims of rape
A “Cradle to Grave” approach to care and support of patient base – from initial contact & assessment to case file closure is used.
Services range from:
- 1:1 psychotherapy/counselling women only-Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays & Fridays
- 1:1 psychotherapy/counselling Men only-Wednesdays
- Child therapy is not restricted to any single day
- Rape Awareness training for police/social services/external agencies
- Sexual abuse awareness training for schools/colleges.
- Training to Health and Social Service on referrals and asking the question
The charity also offers counselling and psychotherapy to people who have other issues, that may or may not be linked to the trauma of being a victim of sexual crime.
The Services list page details the services offered by Crisis Point.
Spoken and written translation services can be accessed, subject to availability and funding