Social Work Practice with People Experiencing Controlling and Coercive Behavior

Date & Time:

Friday 29 March 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA



Practitioners and Managers across Adults Social Care.


In this interactive workshop Participants will:

  • Describe and critically analyse models of the use of power and control intimate relationships within the broader social context.
  • Describe the role of coercive control within domestic abuse.
  • Describe the key knowledge and skills that Social Workers will need to use in working with coercive control of people with social care needs.
  • Describe the theoretical underpinnings of intersectionality of disability, race, sexuality and other protected characteristics in relation to power and control.
  • Use the materials on coercive control hosted on a new web resource to cascade learning and development to colleagues.


Pre Course Preparation required:

Create an online Research in Practice for Adults (If you don’t already have one)

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  • Your username and temporary password will be sent to you via email.
  • Log in using your username and password, and spend 5-10 minutes exploring the website and resources. 


29th March 2019


09:30 – 16:30


Sutton Civic Offices Room G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Research in Practice for Adults  (RiPfA)


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Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)