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Respect runs a programme of events for frontline workers, service managers, commissioners, funders, policy workers and researchers.

Our events are aligned with the core strands of work: perpetrators of domestic abuse, male victims and young people’s violence in close relationship; and support our ethos of high quality and safe service provision.

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Cross-cultural Working with Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse

2nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Training course overview

This course will encourage participants to actively reflect on culture, increase understanding on how to engage with effective cross-cultural work with perpetrators of domestic abuse and interrogate cultural biases and barriers that feed into practice.

What will I learn?

Participants will learn how to understand, work with and across different cultures in the diverse ways that culture influences practice.

The course aims to increase awareness and help participants to:

Understand the concerns and difficulties related to working cross-culturally in domestic violence intervention work

Explore the relationship between culture and other factors influencing clients’ use and justifications for domestic violence

Understand how increased cultural awareness can prevent unintentional victim blaming

Use practices to motivate clients to choose to change dangerous and abusive behaviours while supporting their right to maintain a sense of cultural identity

Develop appropriate and holistic responses which respect service users‘ right to a cultural identity

This course is aimed at:

Practitioners working with domestic violence perpetrators

Practitioners working with victims/survivors

Frontline workers who want to understand the impact culture has on those affected by domestic violence and abuse

Frontline Workers with a basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse

Course length

One day


Abigail Jones


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