Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
Thursday 17 March 2016 (9.30am - 4.30pm)
Who should attend?
The training event is aimed at AMHPs and provides an opportunity to reflect on their work in the context of domestic abuse. The training can contribute to CPD and towards the hours required for reapproval and re-authorisation
Domestic abuse is associated with a range of other adversities including poverty, isolation, substance misuse, other forms of family and community violence and abuse, mental health needs and disability. This one day training workshop will provide the opportunity to reflect on the impact of domestic abuse on the mental health of victims and perpetrators. All material is informed by relevant and contemporary policy and research to support understandings of domestic abuse. The session will include learning from Domestic Homicide Reviews and the role of MARACs in supporting multi-agency working.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Dr Rachel Robbins
is a Guild Senior Research Fellow at UCLan. Her main area of research is domestic abuse and adult social care, but is interested in many aspects of inequality and welfare. Rachel is a member of the Connect Centre for International Research on New Approaches to Prevent Violence and Harm. Dr. Rachel Robbins
can be contacted by telephone (01772) 893451 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Khatidja Chantler is a Reader in Social Work. She has worked as an independent researcher, has undertaken consultancy work and is a supervisor of research students as well as mental health professionals. She has worked in health and social care settings in the UK in statutory and voluntary sectors for over 25 years. She is also a counsellor and has secured grant funding for research in gender based violence. Dr Chantler is a member of the Connect Centre for International Research on New Approaches to Prevent Violence and Harm. Dr. Khatidja Chantler can be contacted by telephone (01772) 892777 or email email@example.com.
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Fees & Funding
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Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
£75 (catering and car parking are not provided)
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