Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Standing Together Training Programme

Domestic Abuse: How Can We Help?
A one day course on identifying and responding safely to domestic abuse in intimate partner and family relationships
For staff and volunteers who work with Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refuge Communities

Date: 5TH June 2009
Time: 10am to 2.30pm
Venue: Grove Neighbourhood Centre, Bradmore Park Road, London W6 (click here for directions)

CaVSA are working with Standing Together against Domestic Violence to provide a training opportunity for staff and volunteers working with organisations which serve Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee Community Organisations.

Learning objectives:
By the end of the training, you will have:
• Increased your understanding of domestic abuse and some key messages for your community about the issue
• Explored how your organisation can support survivors in taking the first steps in disclosing domestic abuse safely and seeking help from a range of agencies.
• Built the capacity of your organisation, through up to date information, to respond effectively to those experiencing domestic abuse.

Nicole Jacobs, Standing Together against Domestic Violence


10:00 Welcome, introductions
10:15 What do we know about domestic abuse?
11:30 Coffee break (10 mins)
11:40 How to recognise domestic abuse and encourage disclosure
12:45 Lunch (30 mins)
13:15 Best practice: How to respond safely to a disclosure
14:20 Summary and future information and training needs
14:30 Close and farewell

A Handout will be provided on sources of specialist help with domestic violence and useful contacts

To book a place contact: or Laura at Standing Together 0208 748 5717

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