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15 Mar 2019
Holistic Work Is So Impotant, ...
By Leonie Harvey-Rolfe Every day in my job as a Service Coordinator at Golden Key in Bristol, I would meet women...
27 Feb 2019
Breaking Down the Barriers: Fi...
Breaking Down The Barriers warns of devastating consequences for women and their families because they are not able to get...
31 Jan 2019
Hand in Hand: Survivors of Mul...
The challenges facing survivors of violence against women and girls has been laid bare in pioneering new research by women...
Trauma Informed Practice: A Course for Frontline Workers (CPD Accredited)
Trauma informed practice is a one day course. It is for frontline workers who want to learn more about how to recognise and sensitively respond to people who have experienced trauma. In addition to exploring what a trauma informed approach looks like, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your practice. You will also take away some practical tools to help you respond in a more trauma informed way when you work with service users.20 May 2019
VAWG Awareness (CPD Accredited)
This course looks at definitions of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), myths and statistics, reasons why it is difficult to leave an abusive relationship, indicators of violence and how to provide support to those affected. It will provide you with information on local and national services and referral processes.23 May 2019
FREE TRAINING: Complicated Matters – Links Between Domestic & Sexual Violence, Substance Use and Mental Ill-health (CPD Accredited)
Domestic and sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health are three issues which often co-exist. And when they do, things can become complicated. This training will ‘uncomplicate’ matters by raising awareness about the links between experiences of domestic and sexual violence, substance use and mental ill-health. You will learn effective ways to engage with individuals and families who are affected by these issues.5 Jun 2019