Southend, Essex and Thurrock - Partnership Domestic Abuse Conference 2017
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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The Southend, Essex and Thurrock Partnership Domestic Abuse Board are inviting you to apply to attend this FREE conference, which is timed to support International Violence against Women’s and Girl’s week.
Those working in the Southend, Essex and Thurrock area working with children, families and adults
- Improved confidence to identify and respond effectively to Domestic Abuse at the earliest opportunity across agencies
- Increase understanding of current developments around risk assessments
- Increase confidence in supporting those impacted or experiencing domestic violence and abuse
- Greater understanding of the national perspective – working with domestic abuse perpetrators
- Emphasise the need for a multi-agency approach when working with domestic abuse. Workshops have been organised to support this learning
As part of the conference you will have the opportunity to attend three different workshops from the following:
- Working with Perpetrators
Identify, engage and refer domestic abuse perpetrators onto the appropriate pathway. Understand the risk posed by the domestic abuse perpetrator and provide you with practical tools.
Increase your understanding relating to honour based abuse, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. Increase your confidence to carry out safeguarding when working with people from different communities who hold different belief systems.
Improve your understanding of how domestic abuse impacts the family as a whole and how you can improve the support you offer domestic abuse victims and their families.
- Older people and domestic abuse
Support your understanding of the barriers that stop older people disclosing domestic abuse. This will also support you to understand their fears and take a creative approach to support.
- Impact on Children and Young People
Increase your understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse and how it affects young people. It will encourage you to consider how adolescence impacts on a young person’s behaviours and the key risk factors. It will also encourage you to look at how to safety plan from a multi-agency context.
Support you to understand how the 2012 changes to the Protect from Harassment Act 1997 can be used to support victims. Develop your confidence in assessing risk for a victim and better inform your safety planning from a multi-agency perspective.
Increase your confidence in creating effective safety plans a way to protect victims from further abuse.
Places are limited; therefore, an application is not a guarantee of a place at the conference. Places will be allocated to ensure that there is a wide range of multi-agency partners attending from across Southend, Essex and Thurrock.
You will be advised by Friday 6th October if you have been allocated a place at the conference. Workshop choices will be given on the day of the conference.
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