Upcoming training

Our courses are developed and delivered by experienced trainers who work on the frontline, supporting survivors from crisis to recovery, helping you build your skills in supporting survivors. See below for dates and information about which courses are coming up next.

Can't find what you're looking for? See our full list of courses, or contact Carrie on 020 3198 4650 / training@solacewomensaid.org for more information.

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The extent of sexual harassment and sexual violence has been revealed in recent months, from Hollywood to Westminster, survivors have found the courage to speak up against sexual predators and voice their experiences. But what happens to them next? How do they recover and move on from their experiences? And what can you do if you know someone who has been affected?

Date
5th September 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration
Full day
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Supporting Survivors of Domestic Abuse

For people who already have some knowledge and experience of working with survivors of domestic abuse, this course will help participants have a deeper understanding of domestic abuse, trauma, and why it can be difficult to disclose abuse, leave abusive relationships and engage with services. Participants will leave with practical strategies for engaging survivors, and increased confidence to manage risks and safety

Date
12th September 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration
Full day
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Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control – Understanding and Awareness

An introductory course to domestic abuse, this course is aimed at individuals who may come into contact with survivors, but do not play a front line role. This will enable people to develop their understanding of domestic abuse and its impacts, and build their confidence around identifying signs of domestic abuse and the skills to respond and signpost to appropriate services. 

Date
9th October 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Duration
Half day
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Stalking: A Practical Response

Do you understand the difference between stalking and harassment? Are you aware of changes to stalking law? Would you know how to support someone who was experiencing stalking? This session will look at stalker typologies and behaviour, the use of social media, and how media narratives impact on perceptions of stalking to help you develop the practical skills to support and advocate for those affected by stalking.

Date
24th October 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration
Full day
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Supporting Children and Young People Affected by Domestic Abuse

The voice of children and young people is often missed in cases of domestic abuse. This course will help practitioners build their skills and knowledge around working with children and young people affected by domestic abuse, both whilst still living in abusive environments and post-separation.  This course includes practical responses for practitioners working with children and young people to help build the confidence to effectively respond to their needs.

Date
14th November 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Duration
Full day
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