Training Calendar

Cross-Cultural Working With Perpetrators Of Domestic Abuse  : 2 October 2019

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 working cross-culturally in domestic violence intervention work

Explore the relationship between culture and other factors influencing clients’ use and justifications for domestic violence

Understand how increased cultural awareness can prevent unintentional victim blaming

Use practices to motivate clients to choose to change dangerous and abusive behaviours while supporting their right to maintain a sense of cultural identity

Develop appropriate and holistic responses which respect service users‘ right to a cultural identity

This course is aimed at:

Practitioners working with domestic violence perpetrators

Practitioners working with victims/survivors

Frontline workers who want to understand the impact culture has on those affected by domestic violence and abuse

Frontline Workers with a basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and abuse

Course length

One day

 

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Adolescent to Parent Violence16 October 2019

This course increases frontline workers’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence and explores current models of work.

About this Event

This course aims to increase participants’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence, and explores 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?

Participants will gain an understanding of adolescent to parent violence and how to respond to this dynamic. The course aims to ensure participants:

Learn about adolescent to parent violence background theory and sector statistics

Understand of the dynamics and contexts of adolescent to parent violence

Understand patterns of abusive behaviour using family case studies

Learn how to identify and manage risk when working with adolescent to parent violence

Understand the barriers and approaches used to engage with young people and parents in relation to this issue

Learn about current service provision, developing practice and referral pathways

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is aimed at:

Frontline Workers who work with young people or families, ie. social workers, Cafcass officers, youth offending teams etc.

Frontline Workers who want to increase their knowledge of adolescents who use violence

Course length

One day

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Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse : 4 November 2019

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?

• 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.

Course length

One day (09:30-16:00)

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