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