Respect network events
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