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Code: BH/20/0781 Harmful Practices: Forced Marriage (FM) and so called ‘Honour’ Based Abuse (HBA)

This workshop will focus on forced marriage and so called ‘honour’ based abuse placing these within a wider context of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). Other types of harmful practices will also be discussed. The session will focus on the multiple barriers experienced by survivors, how to manage disclosures and what support is available locally and nationally for survivors.

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1 01 July 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/20/0614 Sexual Violence and Abuse: Impact of rape and sexual assault (EVENT FULL)

This full day course will build on the Responding to First Disclosures course and will increase knowledge and understanding of the physical, emotional and psychological responses to rape and sexual abuse.  The session will include understanding ways to support a person who has experienced rape or sexual assault. The session will also include information on historic rape and sexual abuse.

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1 11 August 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0235 Sex Workers Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This half day course is run twice a year and will raise your awareness about sex work. Delegates will learn about the law, the national and local landscape and consider the diversity of experience of sex workers. Delegates will additionally consider the links between sex work and violence and abuse. The course will provide an overview of the work undertaken in the city, and how to refer to specialist services.

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1 24 September 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/20/0238 Working with LGBTQ+ people affected by Domestic Violence and Abuse, Sexual Violence and Harmful Practices

The course has been designed to give an overview of additional risks and barriers faced by the LGBTQ+ community who experience domestic or sexual violence and abuse, or harmful practices. The session will look at the barriers the LGBTQ+ community might face when accessing services and support, as well as exploring the complexities of intersectionality, and the additional risks and barriers this can create.

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1 25 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/20/0809 Domestic Violence/Abuse: Risk Assessment and Safety Planning including an Introduction to the DASH and MARAC processes

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 02 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/20/0780 Working with People from BME Communities Affected by Domestic and Sexual Abuse

This session has been designed to give an overview of supporting BME survivors of domestic and sexual abuse (DSA). The course focuses on the additional barriers faced by BME communities and how to manage disclosures. It aims to build confidence in debunking myths and stereotypes and recognising that abuse experienced by BME communities falls within the context of violence against women and girls (VAWG). The variety of forms of DSA experienced will be explored including harmful practices, so called ‘honour’ based abuse, forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and issues affecting migrant women (amongst other types). It will conclude with understanding what is available to support BME communities locally and nationally.

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1 04 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/21/0109 Harmful Practices: Forced Marriage (FM) and so called ‘Honour’ Based Abuse (HBA)

This workshop will focus on forced marriage and so called ‘honour’ based abuse placing these within a wider context of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). Other types of harmful practices will also be discussed. The session will focus on the multiple barriers experienced by survivors, how to manage disclosures and what support is available locally and nationally for survivors.

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1 10 February 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/21/0041 Sex Workers Awareness in Practice

This full day course is run twice a year and will raise your awareness about sex work and develop your skills to effectively provide support. Delegates will develop practical skills and tools to help them to work directly with sex workers in addition to learning about the law, the national and local landscape and consider the diversity of experience of sex workers. Delegates will additionally consider the links between sex work and violence and abuse. The course will provide an overview of the work undertaken in the city, and how to refer to specialist services.

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1 04 March 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map