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.
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Running groups with men who use intimate partner violence: Essential skills for groupwork facilitators training course
22 January @ 10:00 am - 29 January @ 4:00 pm£720 – £900
DATES: 22-24th & 29-31st January 2019
This course aims to give participants the skills they need to become a confident group work facilitator, who can motivate perpetrators to change their abusive behaviour. This is a highly experiential course which highlights the range of perpetrator programmes available that can be adopted by organisations.
Please note that Respect does not prescribe a model of work for groupwork programmes.
What will I learn?
Participants on this course will learn how to use a range of skills and techniques effectively in when working with perpetrators in a groupwork, and how to facilitate programmes safely. The course aims to ensure participants:
- Learn why groupwork programme was developed, what settings it is designed for, and what agency structures are necessary to support safe practice
- Understand of key models of work, modules and information currently available within the domestic violence perpetrator sector
- Understand the importance and process of co-gendered group facilitation
- Learn how processes of case management, supervision and treatment management should work in a groupwork setting
- Practice assessing domestic violence and abuse perpetrators for groupwork suitability
- Understand how to develop a group in line with the Respect Accreditation Standard
- Practice devising and running your own groupwork session
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is aimed at:
- Sector workers who want to start a domestic violence perpetrator programme group
- Professionals with an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse