Tag Archives: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The Catholic Church’s Submission On “Towards Healing” (Or: No Lawyers Please, Except Ours!)

The Catholic Church’s grandiosely-named Truth, Justice and Healing Council (otherwise known as the PR Unit set up by the church to deal with the fall-out from the Royal Commission) has made a submission on the subject of the fourth hearing … Continue reading

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The Compensation Issue (Or: Placing A Value On A Life)

The Victorian state Parliamentary enquiry into clerical child sexual abuse will release its report tomorrow. It had originally been due for release by 30th September. While it is expected to recommend mandatory reporting laws for clergy, with a custodial sentence … Continue reading

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Who to Contact First? (Or: Choose Wisely)

Most people who report or seek help with the effects of, child sexual abuse take many years to reach that point. It is a very painful, difficult process and the outcomes can depend a lot on just who is first … Continue reading

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