Richmond and Wandsworth TPD Online | Key Principles in Responding to Sexual Violence

Key Principles in Responding to Sexual Violence
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Virtual Learning, .
Alexandra Duffy
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14-19, Adolescents, Child Protection, Domestic Violence / Abuse, Emotional, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Safeguarding (Children & Young People), Social Work (Adults)
Event description
This course will focus particularly on the experiences of adolescents as victims and as perpetrators of violence against women and girls, with the inclusion of the following key issues:

  • gendered way in which boys and girls are experiencing abuse

  • how rape, sexual assault and consent is defined in law

  • impacts of sexual violence on children and young people

  • practical skills and tools to engage with young people both 1-1 and as a group to prevent sexual violence

  • gain an awareness of a whole-school/organisation approach to preventing sexual violence

  • develop a model of best practice in responding to disclosures of sexual violence, including how to refer to specialist support services

Training objectives
The course will discuss how to ask adolescents about violence, how to give advice and how to risk assess and safety plan.
The course will comprise of interactive activities, group discussions and the use of films to illustrate key topics.
Learning outcomes

  • Expand on delegates' existing knowledge of and experience of VAWG 

  • Understand the specific ways adolescents can be affected by VAWG

  • Make links between forms of violence for adolescents 

  • Learn how to challenge myths and stereotypes with young people 

  • Learn how to undertake safety planning and risk assessment with teenagers 

  • Learn about good practice examples and projects nationally.

Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 14 April 2021
End Date
Wednesday 14 April 2021
Closing Date
Sunday 11 April 2021
10:00 - 13:30
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