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  • FVAWP - The Impact of Domestic Abuse in the Early Years

    Created: 24/01/2018

    When: 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday 19 March 2018
    Where: Fife Voluntary Action, Flemington Road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF
    This event is being organised by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership (FVAWP)
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.


    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    This one day seminar is aimed at practitioners working in the early years setting or supporting mothers with children under the age of 4 years. It is particularly suitable for Early Years Nursery and Playgroup Staff, Early Years Officers, Health Visitors, Child Minders, Social Work and Third Sector staff. Children who live in households where domestic abuse occurs can suffer physical, psychological and emotional harm through directly or indirectly experiencing domestic abuse. This course will make explicit how domestic abuse is a child protection issue.

    The aim of this session is to allow participants to better understand the dynamics of domestic abuse and the impact this has on mothers, babies and toddlers highlighting the links between domestic abuse, GIRFEC and practitioners child protection responsibilities. By the end of the training participants will:

    • Have an understanding of the dynamics and impact of domestic abuse on mothers, babies and toddlers;
    • Be able to identify indicators of domestic abuse;
    • Understand the links between domestic abuse and attachment;
    • Make explicit links between domestic abuse and the GIRFEC Framework.

    The seminar will be jointly facilitated by Rachael O'Byrne, Fife CEDAR+ and Lynda Dargie, Learning and Development Officer, FVAWP. Please note lunch is not being provided on this course.

    To book your place please e-mail [email protected] for a booking form.


    Contact: Mary MacIntyre
    Phone: 01592 583 690
    E-mail: [email protected]


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