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Code: BH/18/1293 Domestic Violence and Abuse: Safety Planning

This one day workshop will explore how Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) can affect people's lives and the role of professionals in intervening safely. Attendees will consider how to respond to disclosure of domestic abuse with empathy and how to assess someone's immediate safety, build an initial safety plan, refer to and liaise with specialist services.  

This course is primarily for frontline workers looking to increase their knowledge of DVA and who have a role in building support plans with a client who may have experienced domestic abuse. Typically this level of training is for nurses, accident and emergency doctors, adult social care staff, ambulance staff, children's centre staff, children and family social care staff, GPs, mental health professionals, midwives, health visitors, paediatricians, health and social care professionals in education (including school nurses), prison staff and alcohol and drug misuse workers. In some cases, it will also be relevant for youth workers.

This course is delivered by RISE.

 

 

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1 26 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/1208 Restorative Justice Facilitator (EVENT FULL)

Brighton & Hove is committed to meeting the needs of those harmed by crime and conflict, by ensuring safe, secure and effective restorative practices are embedded throughout the city. This is the pledge made by the city's Community Safety Partnership in 2015.

This training covers the full range of skills outlined in the core 2013 National Occupational Standards for Restorative Practice.

This course was accredited by the Restorative Justice Council in March 2018 to enable learners to facilitate restorative conferences/meetings at the standard required by the Criminal Justice System.

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1 26 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
2 27 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
3 28 September 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map

Code: BH/18/0188 Domestic Violence and Abuse: Initial response, risk identification and the MARAC process (EVENT FULL)

This half day workshop will give an overview of why we risk assess victims of domestic violence and abuse (DVA), the history, purpose and use of the Domestic Abuse Stalking Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH) risk identification checklist (RIC). This will include reviewing how professionals can respond to a disclosure, including the referral of high risk cases to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) process.

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1 05 October 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0324 Domestic Violence and Abuse: Working with Complex Cases (Mental Health/ Substance Use) (EVENT FULL)

This course will give an overview of the complexity of supporting clients who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse who also have mental health and/or substance use issues. It will focus on barriers in engaging with services, additional risk factors for this client group and referral pathways to additional support services. 

Please note: This course is aimed at frontline staff who work directly with people with complex needs and are affected by domestic violence.

This course is delivered by Fulfilling Lives and Rise.

 

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1 19 October 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/0186 Working with Men affected by Domestic Violence and Abuse, Sexual Violence and Harmful Practices

This course has been designed to give an overview of supporting male victims of domestic violence and abuse, sexual violence, and harmful practices. The course focuses on the additional barriers faced by men, including the percieved challenges to masculinity. This session will also focus on men's experiences of harmful practices and the reasons this may take place in a patriarchal setting. Information will be provided on definitions, background theories, prevalence, risk factors, case studies and behaviour patterns.

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1 19 October 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0184 Sexual Violence and Abuse: Responding to (first) disclosure

This workshop will build an overview of how to initially respond to a disclosure of rape and sexual assault, explore the additional legal requirements and highlight local support in relation to adults.  The session will include responding to disclosure, risk assessment if abuse is current and roles of local services such as the Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs) as well as the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). The session will also include information on historical rape and sexual abuse.

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1 22 October 2018 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0185 Working with LGB & T People affected by Domestic Violence and Harmful Practices

This course has been designed to give an overview of additional risks and barriers faced by the LGB & T communities who experience domestic and sexual violence and abuse, sexual violence and harmful practices. The session will draw on the barriers that the LGB & T community may face when accessing services and suport. The session will also explore the complexities of intersectionality and the additional barriers this may create.

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1 22 October 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0187 Understanding Forced Marriage and so called ‘honour’ based violence

This half day session will explore the definitions of forced marriage and so called ‘honour’ based violence, increase awareness of how to respond to cases of forced marriage and the key procedures that should be followed if risk is identified. Attendees will also explore recommendations and guidelines produced for practitioners by the Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) and how to implement them in their practice. The session will increase knowledge of Brighton & Hove’s approach towards harmful practices, highlight local and national services and how to refer to these services appropriately. These forms of violence and abuse will also be contextualised within a wider context of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG).

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1 26 October 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0191 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Basic Awareness

This half day session will explore the definitions and practices associated with female genital mutilation (FGM), including the various forms and  cultural background to the practice. It will explore the physical and psychological impact FGM will have on a woman's wellbeing, both as a historic victim, and as someone who has recently, or soon to experience the practice. These forms of violence and abuse will also be contextualised within a wider context of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG).

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1 12 November 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/1209 Restorative Justice Facilitator (EVENT FULL)

Brighton & Hove is committed to meeting the needs of those harmed by crime and conflict, by ensuring safe, secure and effective restorative practices are embedded throughout the city. This is the pledge made by the city's Community Safety Partnership in 2015.

This training covers the full range of skills outlined in the core 2013 National Occupational Standards for Restorative Practice.

This course was accredited by the Restorative Justice Council in March 2018 to enable learners to facilitate restorative conferences/meetings at the standard required by the Criminal Justice System.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 November 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
2 29 November 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map
3 30 November 2018 09:15 - 17:00 Brighton and Hove Foyer (venue) Map