£60 – £75

IMPACT OF CRIME training course - 24th November 2017

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Victim Support Scotland

10 Bothwell Street


G2 6LU

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CPD Certified courseVictim Support Scotland are running CPD accredited Impact of Crime training courses. The course contains two modules focussing on the impact of the crime and communication skills required to communicate and interact effectively with a victim or witness.

Target Group:

Anyone who works with or is interested in working with victims and/or witnesses of crime either directly or indirectly as part of their job or studies. This could include services for Communities, Criminal Justice, Health, Social Care, Voluntary Organisations etc. Students studying Psychology, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, etc.

This training will be interactive and will include case studies, videos, discussions and practical activities. Certificates will be provided on completion of the training.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the physical, social, emotional & financial impact of crime on an individual

  • Analyse the factors that contribute to an individual’s recovery

  • Describe the ripple effect of crime and how it can affect family, friends & communities

  • Summarise key stages of the victim’s journey through the Criminal Justice System

  • State the key provisions of the Victims & Witnesses Act 2014

  • Identify the different elements of effective communication

  • Demonstrate good practice when conveying information to victims/witnesses of crime

  • Identify and overcome potential communication barriers when working with victims/witnesses of crime

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the three core conditions of helping


To Book by invoice:

Download Booking Form and email to:

the Learning & Development team

Email: vsstraining@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Tel: 0141 404 7125 / 26 / 22

For more information about the course content:

Michael Salkow, L&D Manager

Email: michael.salkow@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Tel: 0141 404 7126

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100% refund if cancelled more than 21 days before start date

75% refund if cancelled between 15-21 days before start date

50% refund if cancelled between 7-14 days before start date

Full charge if cancelled less than 7 days before start date

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