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Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Children training

The Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Children is a 1 day training course available to practitioners from all Medway agencies and organisations.

Aims: To inform professionals of the issues that surround domestic abuse and how abuse affects children and adults living within these situations.

Cost: Free for non-profit making organisations and MSCB partners, otherwise £100 per delegate.

Course objectives

By the end of the course participants will:

  • understand the diversity in the type of abuse, the abusers and the victims of domestic abuse
  • recognise the roles and responsibilities of professionals
  • recognise the affect domestic abuse has on children and on parenting capacity
  • know the risk factors linked with domestic abuse and be able to respond appropriately to the signs of domestic abuse and its effects

Training dates and times

  • Wednesday 4th March 2020 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Wednesday 10th June 2020 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf
  • Wednesday 28th October 2020 from 9.30am to 4.30pm at Gun Wharf

Book onto the course

To register your interest to book onto the course please complete our MSCP training application form.

More about the course

Trainer/Facilitator:

  • Kirstie King, MSCP Development Officer
  • Sharon Spencer, Specialist Health Visitor, Domestic Abuse

Parking

Unfortunately, parking is not available to delegates at Gun Wharf. However, parking is available within a short walk. Lunch is not provided but delegates are welcome to use the on-site café facilities.

Cancellation policy

Places on MSCP courses are limited. If you can’t attend a course for any reason you must tell us at least 5 working days before the course date.

Tell us be emailing mscptraining@medway.gov.uk or by giving written notification. If you fail to tell the MSCP, a cancellation charge of £100 may apply.