Young people affected by intimate partner violence

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Virtual Learning, .
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Target Audiences
14-19 Worker / Manager, Family Worker / Manager, Outreach Worker, Social Worker / Manager (Children), YOT Worker / Manager, Youth Worker / Manager
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Domestic Violence / Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Young People
Event description
Wandsworth are participants in the CAADA Young People's Programme which supports local areas to develop a consistent local response to young people 13 years and older, who are experiencing a range of intimate partner abuse, including domestic abuse, sexual exploitation, gangs / young people who harm others, 'Honour'-Based Violence, forced marriage and online/cyber stalking and abuse. This training is for professionals and partner agencies working with and raising awareness of young people affected by intimate partner abuse.

Training sessions cover the following topics:

  • an overview of the dynamics and prevalence of domestic abuse in young people's relationships

  • best practice in risk assessing young people experiencing intimate partner violence, including use of the new CAADA DASH Risk Indicator Checklist for Young People

  • safety planning and multi-agency working, including support services available in Wandsworth

Training objectives
This course will:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and prevalence of domestic abuse in young people's relationships

  • Introduce participants to the risk assessment tool (CAADA DASH Risk Indicator Checklist) in order to support their practice in working with young people experiencing domestic abuse

  • Support safety planning and multi-agency work with young people.

Learning outcomes
By the end of the course participants will:

  • Have an increased knowledge and awareness around young people suffering relationship abuse

  • Be able to use tools to identify risk and safety planning for young people suffering.

Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 5 August 2020
End Date
Wednesday 5 August 2020
Closing Date
Wednesday 5 August 2020
09:20 - 11:30
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