Respect Network Events.
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.
Better engagement with perpetrators of domestic abuse
16 July @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm£152.51 – £198.08
Training Course Overview
This interactive course will develop skills to engage in a respectful and supportive manner with perpetrators of domestic abuse. The course will give participants skills, such as early identification techniques, methods to increase engagement and motivation for change, and correct referral procedures and pathways.
The course is ideal for anyone who wants to refresh their knowledge or would like an introduction to working with perpetrators.
What will I learn?
Participants will learn to:
- identify perpetrators of domestic abuse
- practice how to make appropriate referrals to other agencies upon identification
- explore the dynamics of why perpetrators use violence and abuse
- practice using tools to assess the risk posed by the perpetrator to (ex)partner and children
- explore techniques for initial motivational work with perpetrators to help explore their use of violence
- compare the differences between empathic and collusive working with domestic abuse perpetrators.
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is aimed at:
• Frontline Workers looking for an introduction to working with perpetrators
• Practitioners supporting victims who want to understand more about perpetrators
• Frontline Workerswho come into contact with perpetrators occasionally, such as social workers, Cafcass officers, counsellors, healthcare workers etc.
One day (09:30-16:00)
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