It can be hard to know what to do when someone tells you that they are experiencing domestic abuse, but knowing how to respond can make all the difference. This course will help you develop your understanding of what domestic abuse is, what it looks like and how to respond, so you can be a vital source of support for survivors.
Trauma informed care is increasingly being recognised as the best way to respond to survivors, but what does this look like in practice? This full day training will look closely at how trauma impacts the body and the brain, and how you can recognise when someone is affected by this. You will learn practical strategies for sensitively responding to and engaging clients, as well as tools to effectively advocate for clients, communicate their risks and needs and improve multi-agency responses.
This course helps people build their understanding of what sexual violence is and how it can affect people, and helping them develop the tools and skills they need to effectively support survivors and advocate on their behalf.
Developed and delivered by experienced trainers who work on the frontline, supporting survivors from crisis to recovery, our training is for anyone who comes into contact with survivors, be it a client, colleague or friend, to help you build your understanding, knowledge and skills to respond and offer support.
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.
Maintaining and building resilience can be challenging when working in the front-line services of the third and public sector, especially in a climate of growing pressure and limited funding. How do we ensure we do the best by ourselves and the people we support to ensure we can continue our work?
This training will develop an understanding of vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and 'burn out', whilst providing practical tools to recognising signs and tackling symptoms. These tools will enable learners to recognise the importance of their own self care, and how this contributes to a sustainable and supportive working environment.