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Training | 30/09/2014 | 10am – 4pm

Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

This session is aimed at front-line staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse will help them in their work.  Participants need no prior learning or experience of domestic abuse related issues.

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Training | 03/10/2014 | 10am – 4pm

Working with Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse

This session is aimed at workers who have regular contact with children and young people and who are seeking an understanding of how living with domestic abuse can impact on their lives.  Participants need no prior learning of domestic abuse related issues.

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Training | 21/10/2014 | 10am – 1pm

‘Revenge Porn’: Policy and Practice Issues

‘Revenge porn’ is when a partner or ex-partner purposefully distributes images or videos of a sexual nature without the other person’s consent.  The threat or the distribution of such material can be used as a tactic of domestic abuse. It can be used as a tool to humiliate and control someone within a relationship or when that relationship is ended.

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Training | 22/10/2014 | 10am – 1pm

Honour-Based Violence: Who is Doing What to Whom, and Why?

‘Honour-based violence’ is a range of abusive or violent acts (including, at its extreme, murder) motivated by a perceived loss of honour to family, community or an individual. A majority of victims & survivors of Honour-based violence in the UK are from Black Minority Ethnic (BME) communities. This seminar explores experiences of Honour-based violence, the social environments that support excuses used by perpetrators to commit ‘Honour’ crimes, and the impact on BME women, children and young people.

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Training | 29/10/2014 | 10am – 4pm

Engaging with Men Who Abuse Women Partners

Historically professionals dealing with domestic abuse have struggled to engage with men who are abusive to women partners. Research suggests that the reasons for this include fear of challenging men who have been violent, fear of inadvertently increasing risks to the men's partners and a lack of confidence/knowledge in how to work with these men. This course aims to deal with these and other obstacles to engaging with abusive men.

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Training | 05/11/2014 | 10am – 4pm

Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

This session is aimed at front-line staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse will help them in their work.  Participants need no prior learning or experience of domestic abuse related issues.

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Training | 25/03/2015 | 10am – 4pm

Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

This session is aimed at front-line staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse will help them in their work.  Participants need no prior learning or experience of domestic abuse related issues.

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Facts & Figures

Studies estimate between 31% and 84% of women with a history of domestic abuse meet the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. For the general population this is between1.2% and 12%

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