Advanced Domestic Violence WEBINAR
Date & Time:
Advanced Domestic Violence
To enhance and develop skills in working with children and families affected by domestic violence.
An interactive webinar to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Before applying for this workshop, please note the following conditions:
Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the date, a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.
Target Group: Groups 3 - 5 Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns
Aims & Objectives:
This one day WEBINAR course utilizes a broad range of techniques to engage participants with different learning styles – from presentations to drama and role play – and will cover the following:
- dynamics, understandings and prevalence of domestic abuse in relation to children
- impacts of domestic abuse on children – neurological development, attachment, social learning and family dynamics
- domestic violence risk and vulnerability assessment from the family law perspective
- skills in working with the non-abusing partner to protect themselves and their child/ren - safety planning and motivational work
- skills for engaging & assessing perpetrators and motivating them to take up further services
Kate Iwi and Dr. Chris Newman. Both trainers have been working in the field of domestic violence for around 20 years. They are expert risk assessors to the family courts for cases involving domestic violence and have recently published “Picking up the pieces after domestic violence; a practical resource for supporting parenting skills”. (2011)