Date(s) - 04 Jul 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location Amnesty International UK 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA United Kingdom
This free course in ‘working with children, young people and families who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse’ will look at the impact of domestic and sexual abuse on children and young people. We will explore how abuse can affect the relationships between the non-abusive parent and the child and also the impact of trauma on the brain and on relationships. Practical activities and resources for supporting and working with families will be shared as well as up to date information on risk assessment and safety planning.
- To increase participants knowledge of domestic and sexual abuse and the impacts on children, young people and families.
- To increase participants confidence of working with children, young people and families affected by abuse.
- To learn about how brain development and function are impacted by early exposure to domestic abuse.
- To understand domestic and sexual 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.
Who should attend
This course is for front-line professionals working with children, young people and families who have experienced domestic and/ or sexual abuse.
This FREE training is offered as part of the ASCENT Project of the London VAWG Consortium, funded by London Councils. Delegates must be from voluntary sector organisations in London, working with service users at risk of domestic violence and abuse. The training is limited to 16 places, with no more than two delegates from each organisation. Delegates are selected to meet the needs of the funder with respect to geographic distribution and size of organisation.
This course equates to 5 CPD points.
Applications for this training close on 4th June at midday. If you have applied, you will be contacted on or around the 18th June to inform you if your application has been successful.