Respect network events

 

Our  programme of events is aimed at Frontline Workers, service managers, commissioners, funders, policy workers and researchers.

 

The events are aligned with the strands of Respect’s work:

 

  • perpetrators of domestic abuse;
  • male victims; and
  • young people’s violence in close relationships;
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Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse-training course

10 March, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Training course briefing

This training course is designed to help frontline workers support male victims of domestic abuse. Participants will learn how to use the Respect Toolkit for Work with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse (3rd edition, 2019), so they can better support the men they work with.

The Toolkit uses valuable insight and data analysis from over 31,000 calls to the Men’s Advice Lineand findings from practice, policy and research.    

Course objectives

  1. Develop understanding of key terms/concepts and legislation;
  2. Understand the domestic abuse experiences of men and their help-seeking barriers;
  3. Identify additional challenges and help-seeking barriers for GBT* men or men from specific ethnic backgrounds;
  4. Develop skills in assessing the risks to and needs of male victims, using Respect’s “who is doing what to whom and with what consequences” model and the assessment tools (brief and longer) from Respect’s Toolkit;
  5. Gain skills in responding appropriately to male victims

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Frontline workers whose role is to support male victims of domestic abuse – in voluntary, statutory or private organisations; 
  • Workers who may come into contact with male victims occasionally, such as Housing Officers, Counsellors, Healthcare Practitioners etc; 
  • Policy makers, Commissioners and funders of services who need an in-depth understanding of the needs of male victims.    

Prior domestic abuse awareness training or work experience is essential 

Details

Date:
10 March
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://respect.whitefuse.net/events/3-working-with-male-victims-of-domestic-abuse

Venue

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