Out of the Shadows - Highlighting the needs of families affected by impriso...

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Perth & Kinross Council (Rm MR410)

2 High Street

Perth

PH1 5PH

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Out of the Shadows is an interactive, multi-agency training session that is specifically aimed at professionals who come into contact with families affected by imprisonment.

The session includes a range of exercises, presentations, case studies and small group discussion.

Participants will receive information packs and supporting resources

This course is aimed at Social Work and Social Care, Health, Teaching, Housing, Police and Voluntary sector colleagues.

By the end of the session, participants should:

  • Understand the policy context of support for prisoners’ families

  • Understand the issues experienced by families when someone goes to prison

  • Understand the particular wellbeing challenges faced by children and young people

  • Recognise the role of stigma as a barrier to families seeking/getting support

  • Gain knowledge of support sources and good practice

  • Have increased confidence in working with families affected by imprisonment

If you would like further information please email Laura Scofield -Regional Family Support Co-ordinator for Tayside laura.scofield@familiesoutside.org.uk / 07985479242

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Perth & Kinross Council (Rm MR410)

2 High Street

Perth

PH1 5PH

United Kingdom

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