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23 May 2018
Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) Do you have experience of supporting disabled survivors of domestic violence?...
30 Mar 2018
Domestic Abuse Bill briefing
We have published a good practice briefing on the Government’s consultation on 'Transforming the response to Domestic Abuse’, which was launched on...
8 Mar 2018
Domestic Abuse Bill
Today, on International Women’s Day, the government launched its consultation on the Domestic Abuse Bill. Yesterday, we held a seminar to...
Community Groups programme (3-day facilitator training)
Community Group programmes are for children, young people & their mothers who have experienced domestic violence. This 3-day training course is for practitioners to train to become Community Group coordinators.20 Jun 2018
Complicated matters (CPD Accredited) – links between domestic & sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health
Domestic & sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health are issues which often co-exist and when they do it can be complicated. This training is designed to ‘uncomplicate’ matters by looking at how the issues intersect and ways to engage with individuals and families.26 Jun 2018
Becoming trauma informed: a training course for service managers (CPD accredited)
The need for services to be trauma-informed is increasingly well understood, but what does it actually mean in practice? This one-day course on becoming trauma-informed is aimed at managers who are responsible for the design and delivery of health and social care services. Beyond providing an understanding of how to recognise and sensitively respond to the effects of trauma, the course employs a range of management tools to review current practice and create a plan for introducing a trauma-informed ethos to your service(s).28 Jun 2018