The Government has just put up some money for safeguarding training within the Charity Sector as well as part funding a study into Bullying.
There seems to be a correlation between the two, as bullying is simply a milder form of abuse, both being an act committed by one or more individuals against someone of lesser status.
Not sure how to categorise the victim in relation to the abuser/bully but you know what I mean.
Indeed this can happen, and I am sure school teachers have to face that problem. Difficult but essential to be able to recognise the signs and not place oneself in a situation where one might be compromised. The devil comes in all shapes and forms as the good book would have us all believe.
One thing for sure, the ATC tends to be in denial until something has gone beyond the point of no return, but the worst is to claim totally robust systems which are foolproof and would not allow anything to happen anyway.