survivors manchester

Training & Development

Working with anyone who has been through the trauma of childhood sexual abuse or rape can be hard, especially if it’s an issue that you as the professional haven’t come across before or are not sure about the best approach to take.

This page has been written for Counsellors, Therapists, Doctors, Drug Workers, Social Workers, Police, Prison Officers, Managers, Civil Servants, Dentists, Teachers… anyone who, in their working role, is involved in the care of an adult male survivor of sexual abuse or rape.


Survivors Manchester offers a variety of training sessions and workshops for professionals and organisations working with or in contact with adult male survivors of sexual abuse and rape. Our workshops have been created to provide the most up to date and relevant information that will give participants a working knowledge of the impact and legacy of abuse.

We are happy to tailor our workshop to meet individual organisations needs or address a particular aspect of male victimisation.

We have currently devised the following training courses:

Male Sexual Abuse & Rape Briefing Workshop
An introduction to the sensitive issue of the sexual abuse and rape of boys and men, aimed at giving participants an insight into the impact of abuse, the barriers victims face in disclosing and signposting and referral information.

Working with Male Sexual Abuse & Rape Workshop
A workshop aimed at those client facing practitioners who wish to know more about the impact sexual abuse and rape has on males, whilst finding key strategies for dealing with this issue in the workplace.

Report to Court: Male Survivors and the Legal Process
A workshop aimed at therapists, counsellors, group workers, front line staff who are supporting male survivors of sexual abuse and rape, highlighting the report to court process and what this means for you as a professional.

Male Rape: A Briefing Workshop
A workshop aimed addressing the often ignored issue of male victims of rape. The session will look at the history, case studies and physiology.

Feedback on our recent training courses:

“Amazing! Keep on going and
don’t stop educating us!”

“Constant quality

“Opportunity to contribute
and explore without

“The presentation of the
subject and the interaction
between the facilitator and
the group was fantastic”

“Engaging, informative”

“Able to engage around a very
tricky subject”

To find out about more about our training programmes or to discuss your training needs, please contact us at


We can provide consultancy solutions for your organisation or team, from direct working with clients to supporting your staff to work directly with clients, ensuring both needs are being met.

Working in Supportership

Survivors Manchester already works in partnership with many other fantastic organisations in the community that deal with a wide variety of issues and offer a range of services. We not here to ‘re-invent the wheel’. We’re here to work together, collectively to ensure that every male survivor has suitable access to services and feels supported during his time of healing and change. To find out more about our work, projects or to arrange an informal chat, please contact us at

Policy & Knowledge

Find out more about key terms, issues and policy within the field of sexual violence by emailing us at


There are a vast array of respectable publications on the market that can be purchased, downloaded etc. These are just some of our favourites from a range of agencies:

Survivors Manchester is currently creating its own range of publications. The first publication we have created is the Survivors Guide. Click here to download:

Stakeholders & Fundraisers

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