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Respect runs a programme of events for frontline workers, service managers, commissioners, funders, policy workers and researchers. Our events are practical and accessible, underpinning our three core strands of work: perpetrators of domestic violence, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationship; and support our ethos of high quality and safe service provision.

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Adolescent to Parent Violence training course

16 October @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This course increases frontline workers’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence and explores current models of work.

About this Event

This course aims to increase participants’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence, and explores current models of work, risk factors and common patterns of behaviour linked to this issue. The course gives special consideration to the difficulties that frontline workers may face when engaging with families.

What will I learn?

Participants will gain an understanding of adolescent to parent violence and how to respond to this dynamic. The course aims to ensure participants:

Learn about adolescent to parent violence background theory and sector statistics

Understand of the dynamics and contexts of adolescent to parent violence

Understand patterns of abusive behaviour using family case studies

Learn how to identify and manage risk when working with adolescent to parent violence

Understand the barriers and approaches used to engage with young people and parents in relation to this issue

Learn about current service provision, developing practice and referral pathways

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is aimed at:

Frontline Workers who work with young people or families, ie. social workers, Cafcass officers, youth offending teams etc.

Frontline Workers who want to increase their knowledge of adolescents who use violence

Course length

One day


16 October
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Green House 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9DA
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