Dates for your diary, and an opportunity to learn about domestic violence and abuse, the impact on young people and violence in teenage relationships.
Over the coming months NDAS will be facilitating a series of training and awareness raising sessions with NE Youth.
24th July (6pm-9pm) – General Domestic Violence Abuse Awareness Workshop
21st August (6pm-9pm) – Domestic Abuse in Teenage Relationships Workshop.
18th September (6pm-9pm) – Domestic Violence – Putting it all together practical / resource workshop. Please note: you will need to have attended at least one of the above workshops to attend this practical session.
Venue – to be confirmed
Cost – FREE to NE Youth Members / £10:00 to Non-Members
Facilitator – Maggie Martin (Northumberland Domestic Abuse Service – NDAS)
The course content:
Understand what constitutes domestic abuse and recognising the different types of domestic abuse
Understand how an abusing relationship develops and why it can be hard to leave
Recognise the impact and effectively support children and young people who are experiencing, fleeing or surviving domestic abuse
Domestic Abuse within adolescent relationships
Empower Children and Young People to value healthy, positive relationships
Reduce isolation for children and young people experiencing, fleeing or surviving domestic abuse
Confidently deliver issue based work with children and young people with free session planning and resources
Understand that abuse in adolescent relationships is not rare and can be very serious, with some experiencing lethal levels of violence
Understand how the needs of young people are different to those of adult victims
Feedback from recent participants:
“Very informative about subject really good. Raising issues like homosexual domestic abuse.”
“Excellent group discussions”
“I learnt a lot about abusive relationships”
“The activities were well related to ensure the topic was covered and understood”
Get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, and have a look at their website to find out more about the training and NE Youth.