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FVAWP - Domestic Abuse and Protection of Children
When: 10.00am-4.30pm, Tuesday 18 June 2019 Where: School of Midwifery, Forth Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5YS This event is being organised by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership (FVAWP) This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
This course is aimed at practitioners working with families who are experiencing domestic abuse. It is suitable for those working with children, young people, victims/survivors of abuse and perpetrators. Participants explore the complexities of domestic abuse and steps involved in keeping children and young people safe from harm; recognising the impact of perpetrators coercive behaviour on adult and child victims. Participants are briefly introduced to the Safe & Together approach, which focuses on harm to children, supports the non-abusing parent and holding the perpetrator to account . It is designed to support and enhance practice and will be used alongside existing child protection guidelines and GIRFEC obligations. The aim of this course is for participants to develop an understanding of the nature and scope of domestic abuse, its impact, consequences and its intersections with child safety, wellbeing and protection.
By the end of the training participants will:
have an understanding of the dynamics and impact of domestic abuse on mothers and children;
be able to demonstrate awareness of the links between domestic abuse, child welfare and protection;
understand a basic understanding of the Safe and Together approach to domestic abuse.
If you are not a council employee and would like to book a place at this seminar, please fill in the application below and return it to [email protected].
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