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Code: BH/17/880 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 28 February 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/17/830 Sexual Violence: 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 02 March 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/17/831 Stalking Awareness

This workshop will explore how to idenitfy stalking behaviours, the impact of stalking and harassment on victims, and best practice around recording and reporting instances of stalking. The session will also explore the legal protection available for victims of stalking.

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

Code: BH/18/0305 Domestic Homicide Reviews: Implications for practice

This briefing is open to a range of practitioners with the aim of sharing essential learning from local Domestic Homicide Reviews. The briefing will contextualise local lessons learnt in the context of national research findings. 

The briefing will focus on the lessons learnt from a DHR which was conducted into a murder in Brighton & Hove in 2016. The learning has particular relevance to professionals with an interest in work with younger victims, as well as the identification and response to stalking and harassment.

 

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1 13 March 2018 13:00 - 14:30 Brighton Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/18/0177 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 02 April 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0176 Domestic Violence and Abuse: Initial response, risk identification and the MARAC process

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 06 April 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0322 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 18 April 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/0178 Sexual Violence: Basic Awareness

This workshop will build an overview of how to initially identify sexual violence, explore the additional risks and highlight local support.

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).

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

Code: BH/18/0179 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 01 June 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map

Code: BH/18/0194 Working with Romany, Gypsy and Traveller Communities affected by Domestic Violence and Abuse

This workshop has been designed to raise awareness of the prevalence of domestic abuse within the Romany, Gypsy and Traveller communities. The session will contain an overview of risk; including heightened risks for members of these communities, as well as additional barriers that community members may face when engaging with mainstream services, and ultimately the impact this may have on escalation of risk.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 June 2018 10:00 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Meeting Room G91 Map