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Welcome to our new and improved Training page!

RSVP now has a team of specialist trainers who organise and deliver high quality training sessions for professionals supporting abuse survivors. In the past we have supported the police, medical professionals, schools, care staff, individual counsellors and many other services to consider their impact on those they support.


Bite Size Training Sessions with RSVP:

The Rape and Sexual Violence Project (RSVP) specialist training team would like to invite you to attend our ‘Bite Size Training Sessions’ which will be held throughout 2020 on a variety of subjects related to supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse. All training sessions are 2-hour interactive on-line sessions via Zoom.


Learning Aims



Introduction to sexual violence and abuse

1.       Examine myths surrounding sexual violence and abuse

2.       Discuss the personal and social impact on survivors of sexual violence and abuse

3.       Personal is political – examine the wider impact of sexual violence and abuse


Thursday 3rd September 12-2pm

Tuesday 15th September 11am-1pm

Tuesday 29th September 10am-12pm



What is Victim Blaming?

1.       Define what is meant by Victim Blaming

2.       Understand the personal impact on Survivors

3.       Understand the wider implications of Victim Blaming


Tuesday 8th September 10am-12pm

Tuesday 22nd September 1-3pm



An Introduction to Trauma Informed Practice

1.       Examine the physical and emotional impact of trauma

2.       Identify ways to support survivors of Sexual Violence 

3.       Understand the basic principles of ‘trauma-informed’ practice


Thursday 10th September 12-2pm

Thursday 24th September 10am-12pm


If you would like to book a place onto any of the following sessions follow this link:

Alternatively, if you would like to buy tickets via BACS payment, please contact the training team directly at

Each session is £25 per participant


Bespoke Training

We can also create bespoke training packages for your organisation on a range or combination of topics including:

  • Introductory sessions to sexual violence and child sexual abuse
  • Supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse
  • Trauma-Informed practice
  • Victim blaming and it’s implications
  • Consent workshops
  • Secondary trauma – the importance of self-care and looking after your workforce

If you have any other training needs within your organisation, we are happy to come and discuss these with you.

For further information,  please email

    The cost for us to deliver in house training starts at £650 per day (plus travel for out of area bookings).


    Should the training you are booking be cancelled, then the following charges will apply

    • 12-8 weeks before the course:  25% of the fee
    • 8-2 weeks before the course: 50% of the fee
    • Less than 7 days before the course: 100%of the fee

    This is to ensure that preparation time is accounted for; this is particularly relevant for bespoke training packages.

    If individuals are unable to attend training they are booked on, they may substitute, by prior arrangement and after notifying us, someone else.

    If you are unable to attend, and not in a position either to transfer your place to another person or to another event, then the following charges will apply:

    • 12-8 weeks before the course:  25% of the fee
    • 8-2 weeks before the course: 50% of the fee
    • Less than 7 days before the course: 100%of the fee

    Please note that full payment is required for non-attendance on a booking that has been transferred.

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    A big thank you for delivering such great training! Your knowledge and enthusiasm made the day very engaging and as a team we have taken away so much.

    — client comment