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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

21st March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£120 – £156


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

Who is this course suitable for?

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

To book


Abigail Jones


Amnesty International Human Rights Action Center
25 New Inn Yard
London, EC2A 3EA United Kingdom
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