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.
Individual working with perpetrators of domestic abuse 4-day training course
15 October @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 15th – Tues 16th & Mon 22nd – Tues 23rd October 2018
This course is designed for organisation who have set up, or are in the process of setting up, a one-to-one intervention programme for domestic violence and abuse perpetrators. The course explores the difference between group and individual work, when individual work might be more effective, and how to use the Respect Individual Work Programme with perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse. The training is participatory and practical, with a strong focus on working interactively with the programme materials.
What will I learn?
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills they need to facilitate the Respect Individual Work Programme. This course will help participants to:
- Learn why the individual programme was developed, what settings it is designed for, and what agency structures are necessary to support safe practice
- Understand the challenges related working one-to-one with perpetrators of domestic violence
- Understand the balance between programme fidelity and working responsively with individual issues
- Learn how to analyse specific incidents of abusive behaviour
- Practice using techniques which tackle denial, minimisation and externalisation of responsibility by the perpetrator
- Learn to how to help clients identify and practice a broad spectrum of non-abusive behaviours using a range of exercises
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is aimed at:
- Practitioners working with perpetrators on a one to one basis who want to improve their existing skills
- Professionals who want to start an individual domestic violence perpetrator programme
- Professionals with an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse