Please select from the list below of information we offer on all aspects of abuse and sexual violence.


Active Listening


Childhood Abuse

Childhood Sexual Abuse & Incest

Counselling Guidance


Guidance for Parents of Abused Children & Young People

Guidance for Partners of Survivors of Childhood Abuse

The Healing Process

Criminal Prosecution of the Abuser

Press & Media Protocol

Rape & Other Serious Acts of Sexual Violence

Self Help Groups

National Helplines 

Domestic Abuse and Violence


The information sheets have been carefully designed to address the main issues of abuse and sexual violence. They cover issues such as seeking a counsellor, forgiveness, active listening, assertiveness, support for parents and partners and taking legal action.





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The DABS Abuse & Sexual Violence Practitioner training is designed to be used by counsellors and therapists who come from a broad range of theoretical backgrounds.  It enables counsellors to incorporate its resources and information with their own personal style.