Face to Face via a Partner Provider:

Domestic Abuse Training Opportunities - Domestic Abuse Team

All Courses Limited to 5 places per booking

Domestic Abuse Awareness – 3 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

21st July, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

7th September, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

14th October, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Provide the new definition of domestic abuse
  • Identify the prevalence of domestic abuse
  • Explain in detail the abusive tactics of power and control
  • Identify the indicators of domestic abuse
  • Provide an overview of risk
  • Have details of local and national support

 

‘Why don’t they just leave? – The Power of Coercive Control – 3 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

16th August, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

28th September, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

3rd November, 9.30am-13.00pm – The Old Restaurant, Wakefield Town Hall

12th December, 9.30am-13.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Provide an overview of coercive control including definitions
  • Explain how tactics of coercive control are used by abusers
  • Consider the barriers to leaving an abusive situation
  • Identify how we can support victims exposed to tactics of coercive control

 

Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment & Honour Based Violence DASH (2009) – 2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

1st July, 10.00am-12.00pm – Online Session via MS Teams

1st September, 9.30am-11.30am – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

11th October, 10.00am-12.00pm – Online Session via MS Teams

21st November, 9.30am-11.30am – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Provide an overview of how the DASH (2009) was developed
  • Describe high risk circumstances and high-risk injury
  • Work through each question within the Risk Identification Checklist
  • Discuss the procedures to refer a case to MARAC
  • Provide the details of local and national support

 

Domestic Abuse Act 2021 Update – 1 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

19th July, 9.30am-11.00am – Online Session via MS Teams

13th October, 9.30am-11.00am – Online Session via MS Teams

The session will:

  • Provide an overview of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021
  • Give updated information on measures as they come into effect
  • Provide information on future planned measures and implementation dates
  • Give an overview on how Wakefield District is responding to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021

 

Sexual Abuse Awareness – 2 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

7th July, 9.30am-12..00pm – The Old Courtroom, Wakefield Town Hall

23rd August, 9.30am-12.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

3rd October, 9.30am-12.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Provide a definition of rape and sexual assault
  • Describe the prevalence of sexual abuse
  • Discuss attitudes to rape
  • Identify how victims can be affected
  • Look at the barriers to disclosing sexual abuse
  • Identify legal and government measures
  • Provide details on support for victims

 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – 2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

12th July, 9.30am-11.30am – The Old Restaurant, Wakefield Town Hall

12th September, 9.30am-11.30am – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

20th October, 9.30am-11.30am – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

15th December, 9.30am-11.30am – The Old Restaurant, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Provide an overview of FGM
  • Detail the prevalence of the issue
  • Give information on the different types of FGM
  • Describe how victims are affected by this form of abuse
  • Explore myths and beliefs
  • Details of the law around FGM, and the local pathways for support

 

Child and Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (CAPVA) and Teen Relationship Abuse – 2 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

10th August, 9.30am-12.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

21st September, 9.30am-12.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

16th November, 9.30am-12.00pm – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Explore what CAPVA is and note the prevalence
  • Identify forms of abuse and the effects of CAPVA on parents and wider family
  • Recognise the barriers which prevent disclosure
  • Provide details of support available
  • Discuss the prevalence of teen relationship abuse
  • Explore possible indicators of the abuse, and its effects
  • Discuss disclosures and effective handling of disclosures
  • Look at support available and how this can be implemented

 

Domestic Homicide Reviews – Lessons Learned – 1 1/2 Hours

Available Dates, times and location:

22nd July, 9.30am-11.00am – Kingswood Suite, Wakefield Town Hall

15th September, 9.30am-11.00am – The Old Restaurant, Wakefield Town Hall

4th November, 9.30am-11.00am – The Old Restaurant, Wakefield Town Hall

The session will:

  • Outline the process for conducting DHR’s
  • Provide learning from recent review
  • Explore emerging themes
  • Advise how ‘lessons learned’ can be incorporated into your own team or organisation’s processes
  • Give an introduction to the Homicide Timeline
Course Highlights
  • For further information and to access the booking forms please click here
  • Complete a booking form for each course requested and return to daforum@wakefield.gov.uk
  • All training is free of charge
  • There are limited spaces available on each session therefore bookings will be taken on first come first served basis
  • Confirmation e-mails will be sent to confirm your place.
  • If you are unable to attend, it is your responsibility to cancel as soon as possible to allow the place to be allocated to someone else
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We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for a period of 3 years in order to offer upcoming courses, briefings and updates around safeguarding. We use your data to provide certificates once you have attended one of the sessions we provide, and to ensure that we have an appropriate sign in register with your name for fire safety purposes. After the 3 year period we will ensure that your data/information is destroyed in accordance under the new GDPR act.

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Courses are free for the statutory, voluntary and community sector in Wakefield, however failure to attend without giving prior notice may result in a charge to cover costs. You may now be charged for undertaking our training if you are outside of Wakefield. Please see the Charging Policy for full details.

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