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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Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
4 November @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Training course overview
This course will increase participants’ working knowledge of male victims of domestic abuse. It explores how the experiences of male and female victims differ. It provides information about the nature, scale and incidence of intimate partner violence against men. Participants will practice skills to identify the support needs male victims and respond appropriately. Following training, participants will have online access to the Respect Toolkit for Work with Male Victims of Domestic Violence.
What will I learn?
Participants will learn how to identify, assess and respond to male victims of domestic abuse using the Respect Toolkit for Work with Male Victims.
By the end of the training participants will:
- Have increased their understanding of the experiences of male victims – in heterosexual or same-sex relationships;
- Know how to support of male victims;
- Understand the process of assessing who is doing what to whom;
- Be more confident about engaging with male victims
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is aimed at:
- Frontline Workers supporting male victims in their day-to-day work;
- Practitioners who come into contact with male victims occasionally, such as Social Workers, Cafcass officers, Counsellors, Healthcare Workers etc.
- Anyone interested in supporting male victims.
One day (09:30-16:00)