A half day introductory course for multi-agency staff and volunteers across Gwent, who may come into contact with staff or the general Public

Aims and Objectives:

• Describe the different forms of Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking

• Demonstrate an understanding of the reasons why people become victims/survivors

• Identify the signs and indicators of a potential victim/survivor

• Recognise why victims/survivors are reluctant to come forward

• Demonstrate an understanding of how to refer a suspected victim/survivor for help and advice

Target Group: Anybody who lives and works in Wales

Aims: To Raise awareness of Domestic Abuse

Objectives:

  • Define Domestic Abuse
  • Develop an understanding of the cycle of abuse

  • Raise awareness of effects of Domestic Abuse on Children and Child Protection issues

  • Know how to sign post to appropriate agencies


Target group: Gwent wide staff, e.g. Adult & Children Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, Health, including third sector practitioners.


Aims:


  • To have knowledge and understanding of forced marriage
  • To understand the concept of IZZAT (Honour)


Objectives:


By the end of the course participants will be able to

  • To understand the difference between arranged and forced marriage

  • To understand the concept of IZZAT (Honour)

  • To look at the motives behind forced marriage

  • To recognise the warning signs displayed by victims of forced marriage

  • To recognise risks involved in seeking help for victims of forced marriage

  • Factors to consider when supporting victims of forced marriage

  • To know what steps to take to help the victim


Target group: Gwent wide staff  e.g. Adult & Children Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, Health, including third sector practitioners.


Having attended domestic abuse awareness training and child protection training is a pre requisite for this course.


Please note, this training was previously known as DASH and MARAC Training


Aims: A Half day course for multi agency staff and volunteers across Gwent who may come in contact with staff or the general public disclosing domestic abuse

Objectives: 

  • Understand the research behind risk assessment

  • Completion of the DASH form

  • Referral to MARAC

  • The MARAC process

  • Understanding Safety Planning


Target group: Gwent wide frontline staff in contact with the general public e.g. Adult & Children Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, Health, including third sector practitioners.


Objectives:

Be able to recognise:

  • Effects of Domestic Abuse on Children and Young People

  • Effects of Domestic Abuse on family dynamics and parenting capacity

  • Warning signs

  • Roles Children and Young People take on

  • Support needed to safeguard appropriately


 
Target group:


One day course for multi-agency staff and volunteers across Gwent,

who may come in contact with staff or the general public disclosing domestic abuse.  Adult & Children Social Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, health, and third sector practitioners having attended domestic abuse awareness training and child protection training is a pre requisite for this course


Objectives:

  • Understanding of why perpetrators are abusive

  • Help participants recognise tactics perpetrators use

  • Awareness of how perpetrators can manipulate staff

  • Awareness of how to avoid collusion with perpetrators


Target group:


One day course for multi-agency staff and volunteers across Gwent,

who may come in to contact with staff or the general public disclosing domestic abuse.Adult & Children Social Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, health including third sector practitioners having attended domestic abuse awareness training and child protection training is a pre requisite for this course


Aims: To understand sexual violence and sexual abuse

 

Objectives:

  • Define rape and sexual abuse

  • Describe the prevalence of sexual violence

  • Identify common myths and stereotypes and their impact

  • Describe some of the long and short term consequences of rape and sexual abuse

  • Identify a range of sexual abuse and trauma responses

  • Describe how rape in different circumstance may impact on individuals

  • Consider their own boundaries and role when working with sexual violence

  • Identify key elements of good practice

  • Explain the importance of forensic integrity

  • Describe the range of support options available


Target group: Gwent wide staff, e.g. Adult & Children Services staff, Contact Centre staff, Education, Police, Health, including third sector practitioners.


Objectives

  • To understand coercive controlling behaviour and the impact it has on those experiencing violence, but specifically domestic abuse
  • To support professionals to understand how coercive control might affect how survivors seek and access support
  • To explore the importance of professionals developing needs-led approaches and programmes