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Supporting Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

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Whitefriars

Lewins Mead

Bristol

BS1 2NT

United Kingdom

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This course has been designed to give an overview of supporting male victims of domestic violence and abuse. The course focuses on the additional barriers faced by men, including the perceived challenges to masculinity and how this might present in male victims accessing support. Information will be provided on definitions, background theories, prevalence, risk factors, case studies and behaviour patterns. The course will also highlight some of the tools used in identifying primary victims and primary perpetrators and share best practice on this matter.


Benefits and learning outcomes to you and the organisation

At the end of the course, participants will:

    • Be able to describe the nature, scale and incidence of violence and abuse against men
    • Recognise the experiences of male victims of violence and abuse and how these might differ from the support needs of women
    • Understand the forms of support men might request that differ from wome
    • Understand what can help and hinder men in accessing help and support
    • Gain skills in responding appropriately to male victims’ specific experiences and difficulties faced by specific groups of male victims such as gay men or men from specific ethnic backgrounds.

Who should attend?

This course will be of particular relevance to professionals who need additional knowledge about this specialist subject area, building on their existing skills to respond to a disclosures sensitive, ask about violence and abuse, assess someone's immediate safety, take action and offer referral to specialist services.

**light lunch included**

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Whitefriars

Lewins Mead

Bristol

BS1 2NT

United Kingdom

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