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