Getting to Grips with Coercive Control

Mental Health, Advocacy

Start date

24/07/2019

End date

24/07/2019

Overview

Aims to provide delegates with information about coercive control as a form of abuse and the new offence of coercive control created as part of the serious crime bill. The training aims to equip delegates to identify coercive control, understand the practical implications for victims and provide support and sign-posting to those who disclose.

What you will learn

  • Understand the nature of coercive and controlling behaviour within an abusive context
  • Understand how to identify and support victims to recognise coercion and control
  • Recognise and understand the psycho-social impacts of coercive control for victims, including children
  • Understand the new legal definition of coercive control
  • Learn how to support victims of coercive control
  • Understand how the new coercive control law can be used

What you require

The course is aimed at practitioners from the voluntary, statutory and private sectors, who work with clients where domestic abuse is an issue.

You do not need to bring anything except equipment if you'd like to take notes. 

Where

Venue

Leeds City Council , North East, LS2 8BB

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