“ ...I have found your writing very inspiring.
'It's time for everyone to look out for the abused and listen to them with their hearts, and with their minds, their sense of justice and perhaps above all their integrity and respect.'
This sentence means a lot to me.
At the moment I am studying to become a social worker. However, we keep getting repeatedly told that we must be non-judgemental towards sex offender - that I can understand as some of us will be working with them in our future careers.
However, I get angry and confused when we are told that some children would prefer to stay with their abuser.
I have been told by a couple of the students that I wouldn't be a good social worker as I'm struggling to come to the terms with being non-judgemental.
Being non-judgemental is an issue for me and I do not want to spend my future counselling sex offenders. However, how can the college minimise the effects of the abuse and try to encourage us to not intervene?
It does say in my law book that the Government want less intervention and less court action. But what message does this say to the victims?
It's comforting to read that some people are against it and want to see justice done.
From 28th January, 2008 ...
“I’ve started to talk with my girlfriend about her life as a child.
“...it’s made a difference knowing how survivors feel day to day ...and at last I can say something instead of worrying about what to say all the time ...
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