april, 2019

30apr10:00 am4:00 pmChildren and Domestic Abuse: Safe Practice


Event Details

This session is aimed at workers who have regular contact with children and young people and who are seeking an understanding of how domestic abuse can impact on their lives. The training will explore the Scottish policy landscape in relation to domestic abuse and child protection. There will be a focus on best practice responses to child protection in the context of domestic abuse, including in relation to post separation contact.

By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Have explored the nature of harm and children’s experiences of domestic abuse
  • Be able to identify the ways in which children and young people experience domestic abuse
  • Have an overview of relevant policy and legislation in relation to child protection and domestic abuse
  • Have explored child protection in the context of post separation contact
  • Increased understanding of the importance of listening to children and young people and how difficult it can be for them to be heard
  • Reflect on best practice in supporting children experiencing domestic abuse

Cost: £95 per statutory sector delegate/£75 per voluntary sector delegate/£60 Cedar group-worker, inclusive of buffet lunch

To book, please email booking@womensaid.scot or for further information, call 0131 226 6606


(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Scottish Women's Aid Office

2nd Floor, 132 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3JD