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Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid

This event is in the past

Learning Outcomes:

• Understanding the Scottish Government’s definition of domestic abuse and national policy response

• Understanding the impacts of domestic abuse through theory, research and survivor testimony

• Knowledge of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, and what it means for practitioners and people experiencing domestic abuse

• Confidence working in a relational, trauma-informed manner to ensure people experiencing domestic abuse get the proper support

• Myth busting around common narratives about domestic abuse

Facilitator: Marianne Osborne has worked with Renfrewshire Women’s Aid since 2002 as a refuge worker supporting women, children and young people subjected to domestic abuse. She has been delivering training and awareness on Domestic Abuse and other forms of Gender Based Violence since 2004 locally on behalf of RWA and Renfrewshire’s Gender Based Violence Strategy Group. Nationally, Marianne is an associate network trainer for Scottish Women’s Aid delivering to a range of multi-agency partners, including Social Work, Health, Caledonia Programme and Women’s Aid workers.

10:00-12:30, 1st November 2021
Rosemary Banner
Social justice & poverty