VictimFocus Academy Online Course - Psychology of Victim Blaming and Self Blame
Approximately 15-20 hours of learning at your own pace
Ever wondered why so many people blame victims of sexual violence and abuse? Based on three years of research by Jessica Eaton and the voices of over 500 survivors, professionals and members of the public, this course explores the psychological theory and the latest evidence about why and how people at every level of society place blame on the victim. Using videos, activities, quizzes and presentations, you will learn about the theories and studies underpinning our understanding of victim blaming and self blame.
- To explore psychological and sociological theories of victim blaming
- To learn about the ways people blame themselves after sexual violence
- To understand the latest evidence, reports and research about victim blaming and the psychology of self blame
- To learn about simple ways to challenge, change and influence people to reduce or stop victim blaming
Anyone with an interest in the evidence and theories of victim blaming and self blame. Members of the public, professionals and volunteers are welcome.