Child Witness Project


This model is considered RAPCAN’s flagship practice model implemented by RAPCAN from 2001 to 2012 in up to 6 sexual offences courts in the Western Cape to decrease secondary trauma of child victims. This model has been successfully transferred to the Western Cape Lifeline/Childine as the service delivery agent for the Western Cape Department of Social Development. The institutionalisation and handover process from 2012 is heralded by all roleplayers, included the provincial Department of Justice and the National Prosecuting Authority as best practic