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Domestic Violence Awareness

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Lambeth Town Hall

1 Brixton Hill

London

SW2 1RW

United Kingdom

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This course is only for practitioners working with Lambeth residents. Priority will be given to practitioners working in Lambeth.

This course is designed for practitioners who would like to understand the dynamics of domestic violence and improve the service they provide to victims. The course will examine the myths and realities of domestic violence including considering why people stay in abusive relationships. Attending the course will help practitioners recognise indicators of domestic violence, practise asking about domestic violence and effectively provide support to those who have disclosed abuse. The course will end with an overview of understanding risk, safety planning options for victims and detailed information on specialist support in Lambeth.

Objectives

By attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • understand how domestic violence is defined, what it includes and know its prevalence
  • analyse their own beliefs about domestic violence
  • appreciate and examine the barriers faced by victims in leaving an abusive relationship
  • describe indicators of abuse
  • ask the right questions and respond appropriately to disclosures of domestic violence
  • undertake basic safety planning and risk assessment
  • have gained knowledge of Lambeth’s services and be able to refer appropriately.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for practitioners from all sectors, who are working with victims of domestic violence and want to know how to respond appropriately.

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29th May - Lambeth Town Hall - Basement room 6

21st August - Lambeth Town Hall - First floor, room 1

29th October - Lambeth Town Hall - First floor, room 1


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1 Brixton Hill

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SW2 1RW

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