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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Addressing young people’s violence and abuse; multiagency responses; working with autism/ADHD; learnings from child to parent homicide reviews
Respect Young People’s Services National Event Respect’s Young People’s Services Event focuses on pioneering work with young people who use violence, abuse and challenging behaviour particularly within the family. The event will engage you in new thinking and approaches to complement your work. This event aims to bring together experts, service managers and practitioners in an informal, participative event. Co-hosted with our partners, the Gateshead Early Help Service, this event will have a particular focus on: · Working with young…Find out more »
Our annual working with perpetrators networking event this year will focus on: Early intervention – responding at the earliest opportunity, before abuse becomes the norm Behaviour change – offering opportunities for those ready, willing and able to change Disruption – limiting a perpetrator’s ‘space for action’ to continue to abuse Justice – ensuring no-one gets away with domestic abuse Community – a grass-roots approach working together to end domestic abuse Keynote speakers Victoria Atkins MP, Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Training course overview Women’s use of violence and abuse in intimate relationships differs from men’s in terms of motivation, context and impact. Women are capable of and do use violence and abuse in intimate relationships, whether heterosexual or same-sex. Understanding the role of gender is important for the delivery of safe and effective interventions. This training course provides participants with knowledge and skills they can apply with women who use violence and abuse in intimate relationships. What will I…Find out more »
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. A hard copy of the Respect Toolkit for Work with Male Victims of Domestic Violence is included. What will I learn? Participants will learn…Find out more »
Event description Awareness of men as victims of domestic abuse is at an all-time high. The Government published a position statement which clarifies its response to male victims. The Crown Prosecution Service issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to male victims. BBC3’s ‘Abused by my girlfriend’ was praised for highlighting that men can be victims too. Demand for the Men's Advice Line is increasing year on year, as more men are asking for help and support. But barriers remain and…Find out more »
Training course Overview This course will increase participants’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence, and explore current models of work, risk factors and common patterns of behaviour linked to this issue. The course gives special consideration to the difficulties that frontline workers may face when engaging with families. What will I learn? The training course equips participants with the knowledge and insight to help them respond to young people and parents. By the end of the course…Find out more »