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Upcoming Domestic Abuse Training (13 – 30 November 2023)

Date: Thursday, 09th Nov 2023 | Category: Events, Training

25 November 2023 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. From that day until Human Rights Day on 10 December 2023, is the 16 Days of Activism. In partnership with the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Partnership, Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) are hosting a range of domestic abused themed training in November. These fully funded multi-agency events are available for all professionals working with children and families who live in the Hampshire Local Authority area.

Please see information below regarding the upcoming training and how to book your place. Places are available on a first come, first served basis, so be quick to secure your free place.

An Introduction to Economic Abuse (Wednesday 15 November 2023 12.00 – 13.00) Financial and economic abuse within the context of domestic abuse is not often seen as presenting a risk to a victim. This workshop aims to provide information about what constitutes economic abuse and the complexities around it, together with an awareness of the limitations imposed on the victim of that abuse.

Post Separation Abuse – Using the Courts and Child Contact Arrangements (Wednesday 15 November 19.00 – 20.30) Domestic abuse and coercive control can continue and even escalate after a relationship has ended. This course seeks to introduce Hampshire professionals to ‘Post Separation Abuse’ and how professionals can protect children from immediate and long-lasting negative effects that could occur.

An Introduction to Recognising and Responding to Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse (Wednesday 22 November 2023 09.30 – 11.00) This webinar will help professionals identify the signs that someone might be a perpetrator of domestic abuse, what they might say and the behaviours they might exhibit. It will also assist professionals to understand their responsibilities and what constitutes a safe response to the suspicion that someone they encounter is a domestic abuse perpetrator.

Lunchtime Learning – Responding Well to Disclosures of Domestic Abuse (Wednesday 22 November 2023 12.00 – 13.00) Delivered by Stop Domestic Abuse, this training supports professionals in their understanding of what constitutes domestic abuse and best practice when responding to disclosures of domestic abuse. Information will be provided regarding what support is available to victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse and how professionals can signpost or refer.

An Introduction to Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence (Wednesday 22 November 2023 19.00 – 20.30) This training assists professionals in developing their understanding of ‘child to parent’ and ‘adolescent to parent’ violence, assessing potential impact and exploring support mechanisms.

An Introduction to the Impact of Domestic Abuse on Children and Young People (Wednesday 29 November 2023 09.30 – 11.00) Domestic abuse has a devastating impact on children and young people that can last into adulthood. This webinar offers an introduction to the impact that domestic abuse can have by exploring some of the physical and emotional effects, and upskilling professionals to feel more confident in responding to disclosure or suspicions of abuse.

Coercive Control Awareness Training (Wednesday 29 November 2023 13.30 – 15.00) As professionals, it can sometimes be hard to understand the levels to which perpetrators of domestic abuse will go in order to control their victims. This course will develop professionals’ confidence in recognising and responding to this controlling behaviour.