Aim – The purpose of the training is to give participants understanding of the issue of Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence, knowledge of how to identify potential victims, and confidence and cultural sensitivity to effectively support them with the appropriate skills and understanding.
By the end of the course, participants will:
This training provides crucial up-to-date information and understanding for anyone working directly or indirectly with children, young people and adults from ethnic minority backgrounds. It is suitable for front line practitioners and line managers, and is especially relevant for teachers, social care and health professionals working in a multicultural setting
This course enhances practitioner awareness and confidence in dealing with the extremely sensitive topic of forced marriages and honour based violence. It also provides learners with up-to-date policies and legislation to ensure they are effectively supporting and safeguarding individuals according to UK law. The course also offers the opportunity to understand the diverse cultural values and attitudes that impose the honour codes and its impact on victims. It will also empower and provide practitioners with useful tools to identify potential victims as well as to better assist sufferers fleeing this issue through a culturally sensitive and multi-agency approach.
For booking and costs, please contact our training manager