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FREE TRAINING: Working with Children, Young People and Families Who Have Experienced Domestic and/or Sexual Abuse

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Date(s) - 04 Jul 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Location The Foundry 17 Oval way London SE11 5RR United Kingdom


Course Description 

This one day course 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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

The course equates to 5 CPD points.

What next?

This training is now closed and places have been allocated. Please email training@avaproject.org.uk with any training enquiries or sign up to our newsletter to be kept updated of future courses. 

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