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SWACA Training and Development opportunities  

Free training for practitioners in Sefton

Suitable for anyone who has an interest in learning more about what domestic abuse looks like and how to support victims. Particularly useful for people who work in frontline services supporting the public for example statutory services like social care, school staff or housing support. The training is also beneficial for anyone working in the third and voluntary sectors.

AUGUST EVENTS

INTRODUCTION TO DOMESTIC ABUSE
15th August 9.30-10.30 (online)

Introduction to Domestic Abuse- For Practitioners- Online -August Tickets, Thu 15 Aug 2024 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

BOOK HERE


CHILDREN AND DOMESTIC ABUSE
22nd August 10.30- 12.00 (online)

Children and Domestic Abuse - for Practitioners-Online - August Tickets, Thu 22 Aug 2024 at 10:30 | Eventbrite

BOOK HERE

 

CONTROLLING & COERCIVE BEHAVIOUR  22nd August 13.00-15.00 (online)

Controlling and Coercive Behaviour - for Practitioners-Online- August Tickets, Thu 22 Aug 2024 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

BOOK HERE



In person
In person training will return in September. If you want training delivered to your team or in a specific venue please get in touch to discuss.


Coming soon…..
We are using the summer to develop new training courses- please let us know if you want to know more or have any requirements for your service

 

SWACA Training and Development opportunities  

Free training opportunity for professionals in Sefton!

Suitable for anyone who is a professional and has an interest in learning more about what domestic abuse looks like and how to support victims. Particularly useful for people who work in frontline services supporting the public for example statutory services like social care, school staff or housing support. The training is also beneficial for anyone working in the third and voluntary sectors.

MAY & JUNE EVENTS

INTRODUCTION TO DOMESTIC ABUSE
15th may 13.30-15.30 (online)

CHILDREN AND DOMESTIC ABUSE
20th may 15.30- 15.30 (online)

COERCIVE & CONTROLLING BEHAVIOUR
23rd may 9.30-11-00 (online)

INTRODUCTION TO DOMESTIC ABUSE – in person
Tue 11th June 9.15-1.00 (SWACA- 166 KNOWSLEY ROAD BOOTLE L20 4NR)

You can book on to this through the link below.

SWACA Events - 4 Upcoming Activities and Tickets | Eventbrite

For more information please contact alison.smith@swaca.com

 

LoveRespect Website Launched by Women's Aid. 

The Sefton Domestic Abuse Board would like to shine a light on the Love Respect Website launched by Women’s Aid. This website is designed for 14 to 25 year olds to discover what healthy relationships look like and how to spot the signs of abuse.

The Sefton Domestic Abuse Board share the view that love shouldn’t feel bad, and that everyone has the right to be safe and happy. The website will help young people figure our what they can do if they, or someone they know is in an unsafe relationship and support them to get help and advice.

Please encourage young people to visit the website LoveRespect - Is my relationship healthy?

Also this week, the Children’s Commissioner has published a report which has highlighted 92% of child victims of domestic abuse receive no support or advocacy. This has left thousands of child victims of domestic abuse forced to navigate complicated and often traumatic criminal justice processes alone, without being offered specialist support.

If you would like to read the full report

If you know a young person who requires advocacy please visit NYAS a leading national charity providing advocacy  to young people

The Hollie Gazzard Trust 

Sefton Domestic Abuse Board would like to mark the 10 year anniversary of the death of Hollie Gazzard by lighting candles on Sunday to remember the light that Hollie brought into the world.

The Hollie Gazzard Trust was created following the murder of 20-year-old Hollie Gazzard in 2014 by an ex-partner. Set up by parents Nick and Mandy, along with sister Chloe, the charity helps reduce domestic violence through creating and delivering programmes on domestic abuse and promoting healthy relationships to schools and colleges.

The ultimate aim of the Trust is to positively change the lives of young people through partnerships in communities, as well as working alongside other charities and professional agencies.

The trust also creating Hollie Guard, making Hollie your Guardian Angel. Hollie Guard is a next generation smartphone app that provides enhanced levels of protection. Whether you’re working alone, travelling to an unknown area or simply commuting around town, you can set extra levels of protection from right inside the App.

– Journey Feature: This feature allows you to track a journey, ensuring you are safe wherever you travel.

– Alert Feature: This feature allows you to set an alert that will notify your designated person if anything happens.

– Meeting Feature: This feature is useful for meeting new people, allowing you to set an alert timer.

For more information or to download the App please visit Hollie Guard App - Hollie Gazzard Trust

 


Last Updated on Monday, July 22, 2024

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