We have an exciting training coming up with Dr. Debbie Hagar and Sue Hobbs on July 6th from 9am-3:30pm at the Hall @ St Paul’s Church, 112 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Cost: $40 and Lunch provided 😊
To purchase your tickets head to: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/a-twin-track-response-to-violence-against-disabled-people-tickets-641788916927
Twin-Track Response to violence against disabled people
Family Violence can be disabling:
Deaf, disabled people and adults at risk, means making mainstream prevention and response initiatives and services fully accessible and inclusive of disabled people and also providing targeted specialist services to address specific needs.
This workshop will begin by explaining the language that is used for disabled people and the language of a twin-track response. It will contextualise violence against disabled people, then provide activities and information to deepen your understanding of what a twin-track response means, both for mainstream services and those wanting to develop specialist responses.
We will discuss the supports and tools that are available for services who are starting or wanting to start this journey.
Research suggests that family violence homicides are the most predictable of all homicides. They don’t happen out of the blue and therefore present the greatest opportunity for prevention.
Professionals engaging with people affected by family violence should understand the dynamics, scope and practicalities associated with both risk assessment as part of the safety planning process. While it is critical to ensure the ‘voice and experiences’ of the victim is integrated into the safety planning process, practitioners must also apply their expertise to identify and understand escalating risks of serious harm and potentially death.
By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
Rob has worked in the family violence sector for over 30 years. His work in this area was recognised in the New Year Honours list in 2006. He shares his extensive experience from Police, an inaugural member of the New Zealand Family Violence Death Review Committee, international experience with NZAID and health experience through his role as the Violence Intervention Programme Coordinator for CCDHB.
Rob has developed and delivered training to groups and communities throughout New Zealand on a range of family violence-related topics including risk assessment, strangulation in the context of IPV, specific workplace and wider inter-agency responses to family violence.
Child Protection in the context of Family Violence with Keino Smullen
July Dates to be Announced
ZOOM workshop 9am-12pm over two consecutive mornings
$75 + GST per person
About this workshop:
Registration Information will be added once date has been finalised.