Date(s) - 23 Feb 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
£0.00 - £70.00
Post domestic abuse parents often find themselves struggling with not only the trauma of having lived with the abuse but their children’s complex behaviours and needs. This course will explore the impacts of abuse on parenting, children and the parent-child relationship. Using the latest neuroscience research as well as relevant counselling, parenting and trauma informed research, delegates will explore ways of working with families post abuse.
- To increase participants confidence of working with parents and their children post domestic abuse.
- To learn about how brain development and function are impacted by early exposure to domestic abuse.
- To understand domestic abuse as a form of trauma.
- To increase knowledge about the impacts of abuse on parents, children and the parent-child relationship.
- To build skills, knowledge and strategies to use with families post abuse
Who should attend?
Professionals directly working with parents and families post domestic abuse, domestic abuse workers, family centre staff, troubled families workers, social work professionals, teaching staff, parent support workers, health visitors, GPs, anyone offering parenting advice and support.
This course is delivered online using Zoom and involves self-guided learning and an interactive training session. A week before the session, you will receive the materials for you to work through in your own time and should take no longer than an hour to complete. The training session is tutor led and will last for three hours, including a 20 minute break. In our virtual classroom, you will explore some of the topics from the self-guided learning in more depth and cover new topics. The training session will involve tutor presentation, question and answer opportunities and group work activities.