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Domestic Violence and Abuse in Same Sex Relationships

Price:
FREE to Nottingham City workers
Date:
Choose from a range of available dates when booking online
Location:
Nottingham, Gedling

This one-day course is for workers and volunteers from all sectors who want to understand the impact of domestic violence and abuse on people in same sex relationships, and be able to support them safely and effectively.

We recommend delegates attend Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse before booking on this course.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the types of domestic abuse in same sex relationships and its impact
  • Recognise additional barriers and complexities that workers need to consider when working with people in same sex relationships
  • Gain awareness of additional considerations needed when supporting people in same sex relationships
  • Develop skills in signposting and using appropriate referral pathways

Prerequisites

None.

Funded by

Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership, Nottinghamshire County Joint Commissioners, Gedling Borough Council

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City Workers

Nottingham City – (choose date on Eventbrite)

County Workers

11/03/19 – Gedling

Introduction to Additional Risk Considerations for LGBT+ People Experiencing Domestic Abuse

Price:
FREE for Nottingham City workers
Date:
Choose from a range of available dates when booking online
Location:
Nottingham City

It is recommended practice for Nottingham City practitioners to utilize additional risk considerations when risk assessing LGBT+ survivors. The current risk assessment process for all people experiencing domestic abuse is through the DASH RIC (Domestic Abuse Stalking Harassment Risk Indicator Checklist), it is recognized, however, that for some survivors there will be additional risk considerations. This briefing session explores additional risk factors and considerations for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse.

Learning outcomes

The aims are:

  • To introduce additional risk considerations for LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse
  • To explore how these can be utilized alongside the DASH RIC
  • To improve understanding of the needs of LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse

 

Prerequisites

Please note: This session is not a general training on Domestic Abuse in Same-Sex relationships and will assume an understanding of DASH RIC and MARAC. This briefing session will be of most benefit to workers who have already completed Domestic Abuse Training and DASH RIC/ MARAC training or have a prior understanding of DASH RIC and the MARAC process. It will not provide training on DASH RIC specifically.

To access the City MARAC training, please find forthcoming dates and booking information here.

For training to increase awareness and understanding of domestic violence and abuse in same-sex relationships more generally, please find available dates here

 

Funded by

Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership

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City Workers  

15/03/2019 – Djanogly Learning Trust

Domestic Violence and Counter-Allegations: Self-Defence and Retaliation

Price:
FREE for Nottingham City workers
Date:
Choose from a range of available dates when booking online
Location:
Nottingham City

This briefing is for workers who have experience of working in cases where both people in the relationship have been identified as using violence.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the complexities of working in cases that involve counter-allegations
  • Develop understanding of the concepts of abuse, self-defence and retaliation
  • Learn methods that help to identify who is abusing whom

Prerequisites

None.

Funded by

Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership

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City Workers

13/03/19 – Djanogly Learning Trust

County workers 

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Raising Awareness of so-called ‘Honour’-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

Price:
FREE for Nottinghamshire County Workers
Date:
27th March 2019
Location:
Carlton

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This event is for frontline professionals and community workers who want to understand more about Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage. 

Learning outcomes

  • To explore what is meant by the terms ‘honour based abuse’ (HBA) and ‘forced marriage’ (FM)
  • To raise awareness of communities where HBA and FM are prevalent 
  • To examine current legislation 
  • To gain an understanding of the effects of HBA and FM 
  • To inform delegates of appropriate referral pathways and help available 

Prerequisites

None

Funded by

Nottinghamshire County Joint Commissioners

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MARAC – Briefing

Price:
FREE to Nottingham City workers and Nottinghamshire County workers
Date:
Choose from a range of available dates when booking online
Location:
Nottingham City, Mansfield, Hucknall

This two-hour briefing will inform professionals about what a MARAC is and how to feed in and contribute effectively. It will also enable professionals to use the DASH risk assessment to support survivors of domestic abuse.

Learning outcomes

 

  • Increase participants’ confidence in asking about the presence of domestic abuse in a sensitive manner
  • Increase participants’ confidence in responding appropriately to disclosures of domestic abuse
  • Increase participants’ knowledge of specialist domestic abuse services
  • Identify principles of good practice in communicating about possible domestic abuse
  • Respond appropriately to domestic abuse

We recommend delegates attend Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse before booking on this course.

Prerequisites

None

Funded by

Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership, Nottinghamshire County Joint Commissioners, Newark & Sherwood District Council

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City Workers

 

03/07/19 – Request booking via email 

23/10/19 – Request booking via email 

17/12/19 – Request booking via email 

12/02/20 – Request booking via email

County workers

27/03/2019 – Hucknall

Seminar: Working with domestic abuse survivors experiencing multiple disadvantage (complex needs)

Price:
FREE for Nottingham City Workers
Date:
26th March 2019
Location:
Djanogly Learning Trust

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On the 27th February 2019 AVA published its report ‘Breaking Down the Barriers’ based upon the findings of the National Commission on domestic and sexual violence and multiple disadvantage. 

Baroness Armstrong Chair of the report: 

 ‘It is a damning indictment of the system in this country that the legacy of sexual violence and domestic abuse is mental ill health, substance use, homelessness or a criminal record. 

This seminar will explore these findings, and its sister peer-led research project ‘Hand in Hand’.  It will identify local and national good practice examples and explore how authorities, services and workers can enhance responses with regards to survivors experiencing multiple disadvantage. 

Key speakers: 

  • Jo Sharpen –  AVA will share findings from the National Commission and the peer-research project ‘Hand in Hand’. 
  • Dr Lyndsey Harris – Response to Complexity 
  • Dr Kathryn Hodges – Seeking help and support:  Complex experience care model. 

Who should attend:  The seminar will be of value to Practitioners, Managers, Strategists, Policy writers and Commissioners. 

Learning outcomes

  • provide an update on the Commission’s recommendations for improving responses to survivors experiencing multiple disadvantage,  
  • examine the interactions between the experience of domestic and sexual violence and mental-ill health, substance use, homelessness, poverty and crime 
  • and explore practical responses to service provision for survivors experiencing multiple disadvantage. 

Prerequisites

None.

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