VAWG (violence against women and girls) Awareness (CPD)

Advocacy, Mental Health

Start date

12/12/2019

End date

12/12/2019

Overview

This course looks at definitions of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), myths and statistics, reasons why it is difficult to leave an abusive relationship, indicators of violence and how to provide support to those affected. It will provide you with information on local and national services and referral processes.

What you will learn

  • To demonstrate a better understanding of VAWG
  • To describe different types of abuse
  • To gain an understanding of the statistics and myths surrounding VAWG
  • To demonstrate an understanding of reasons why it is difficult to leave an abusive relationship
  • To be able to describe indicators of abuse
  • To demonstrate knowledge of the impact of VAWG
  • To gain an understanding of the appropriate action to be taken in cases of VAWG
  • To demonstrate an understanding of accountability and responsibility in relation to VAWG
  • To gain knowledge of local and national relevant support services.

What you require

The course is offers an introduction to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), including domestic violence and working with clients affected by VAWG.

You do not need to bring anything except equipment to make notes. 

Tea and coffee are provided throughout the day. Lunch is not provided. There is a cafe in the building and a large Tesco nearby. 

Where

Venue

Leeds City Council , North East, LS2 8BB

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