Understanding and Responding to Children and Young People affected by Domestic Abuse

The Public Protection Team have arranged  the following training:

Understanding and Responding to Children and Young People affected by Domestic Abuse

22nd March 2018 from 9.30am – 4.30pm in Esk Room 1 & 2

Venue – Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

Introduction

This training is aimed at workers who are currently working directly or indirectly with children and young people experiencing domestic abuse or those who have an interest in working in this field in the future.

This training builds on the learning gained in Level 1 domestic abuse sessions. It will focus on the impact of domestic abuse on children, including its relevance to child development and child protection. It will provide the opportunity for skills-building exercises for supporting children and young people experiencing domestic abuse.

Applicants must have previously completed Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse (Level 1) training.

Learning Outcomes

  • Domestic abuse as a child protection issue
  • The extent to which children are exploited by perpetrators of domestic abuse
  • The impact of domestic abuse on child & adolescent development
  • The elements of safe practice and sensitive services to support children and young people experiencing domestic abuse

To book a place please email your details to bstein@eastlothian.gov.uk

Applicants must have previously completed Understanding & Responding to Domestic Abuse – Level 1  training before attending this event