This course is a a consolidation of "Young People and Abuse in Intimate Relationships" and "Young People who are abusive to their parents/carers".
This one day seminar focuses on domestic abuse, both experienced and perpetrated by young people in their relationships. It includes a focus on domestic abuse within young people’s own intimate relationships as well as considering the emerging area of child and adolescent to parent abuse.
This course is appropriate for practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge base and practical skills when working with young people and their parents/carers who are experiencing abuse within their relationships.
It is not suitable for practitioners who are very experienced in these areas or who have already completed the two classroom courses relating to Young people and Abusive Relationships within the last 3 years.
Important note: It is essential that attendees have completed the 3 on-line domestic abuse training modules before coming on this course. It is also desirable that attendees have also completed the 2 day “Whole Family Approach to Domestic Abuse” training.
To gain an overview of how to work with children, young people and families where domestic abuse is experienced and perpetrated by young people in their intimate relationships as well as towards their parents/carers
By the end of the course participants should be able to:
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 ESSCP 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 the 3 Domestic Abuse online short "foundation’ eLearning modules" in advance of attending this course within the last 3 years:
Foundation Module 1: What is domestic abuse?
Foundation Module 2: Impact and building resilience, and barriers to seeking support Domestic Abuse
Foundation Module 3: Risk identification, assessment and management