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LSCB : Young people and abuse in intimate partner relationships

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
Chair of Governors / Childminders / Children's Services / Children's Services Staff (ESCC) / CW Event open to relevant Adult Social Care / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of School / Designated Safeguarding Leads / Early Help Practitioners/Family Keyworkers / East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / Executive Headteachers / Foster Carers / Headteachers / Newly Qualifed Social Workers / Police / Practice Managers / Probation / School SENCO's / Schools / Schools Staff / SEND Practitioners / Senior Practitioners / Social Care (non Social Worker) / Social Workers / Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Teachers / Teaching Assistants / Voluntary and Community Sector / Youth Workers
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Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) / Safeguarding
Child Protection / Children's Services Staff training / Domestic Abuse / Risk / Safeguarding / Working with Families
Course description

This course will focus on the experiences of young people who use and/or experience abuse within their intimate relationships.

It is appropriate for anyone working with a young person who is currently using or experiencing abuse from their boyfriend/girlfriend/other intimate partner or who is at risk of this form of abuse.

The course is also for anyone who feels that an increased awareness and understanding of this form of violence and abuse will inform their work with parents and families.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children and Domestic Abuse Foundation Module 1: What is domestic abuse? e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

Training objectives

To gain an overview on the dynamics and risk factors for violence and abuse within adolescent intimate relationships.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • examine how and why young people use and/or experience violence and abuse within their intimate relationships

  • have an opportunity to examine current research,theory and statistics relating to young people using and/or experiencing abuse in their intimate relationships

  • consider challenges, barriers and ways to engage young people and their families

  • inform practitioners about available resources and interventions.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates

A maximum of three representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and follow up

Before attending any LSCB training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children online e-learning training course.

To complete this course go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal, enter the Children’s Workforce channel and click Safeguarding.

All participants must also complete one short "foundation eLearning module" in advance of attending this course, or they must have completed a similar course - either on-line or a classroom based training within the last 2 years:

eLearning: Domestic Abuse Foundation Module 1: What is domestic abuse?

To access and complete the e-Learning course, you must go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal and enter the Children's Workforce channel.

Refreshments are provided, however lunch is not.

Start Date
Friday 18 May 2018
End Date
Friday 18 May 2018
Closing Date
Wednesday 2 May 2018
09:30 - 13:30
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