Perspectives on Child/Adolescent to Parent/Carer Violence
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This training is targeted to social workers, family support workers, adolescent and adult health and social care practitioners, health professionals from a broad range of universal and specialist backgrounds, child care, early years, schools and education providers, volunteers and those in the private and independent sector.
The training is designed to meet the competency requirements at Group Level 2 (regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) or above (including strategic leads) as set out in the Safeguarding Competency framework in London Safeguarding Child Procedures. NHS Inter-Collegiate guidance for health professionals.
An interactive, practical session on adolescent to parent (carer) violence (APV), designed to raise awareness of the topic and provide participants with an opportunity to explore the dynamics of the issue as a profile of domestic abuse. Information will be provided on definitions, background theories, prevalence, risk factors, case studies and behaviour patterns. Consideration will be given of the problems of engaging with families around this issue and an overview of current service provision (models of work) will be provided. The day aims to increase knowledge of this issue and ways to respond, although it is not a training to deliver a specific intervention model, some useful activities for both parents and young people will be provided.
The day aims to increase knowledge of this issue and ways to respond, although it is not a training to deliver a specific intervention model, some useful activities for both parents and young people will be provided.
After attending this course participants will be able to:
• To gain an understanding of the dynamics and contexts of APV
• To explore patterns of abusive behaviour and family case studies
• To gain an overview of background theory, sector statistics and risk factors
• To learn about the barriers and approaches to engage with young people and parents in relation to this issue
• To increase knowledge about current service provision and developing practice