Forced Marriage Awareness and Good Practice

When 19 April at 9:45am to 4:00pm, 2017
Provided by Leeds Women's Aid

The course equips professionals to work confidently with young people and adults affected by forced marriage and honour-based violence by exploring:

  • Forced marriage in the context of honour-based and domestic abuse
  • What motivates honour-based abuse and forced marriage?
  • Extent and impact of forced marriage
  • Experiences of survivors
  • Barriers and consequences to fleeing forced marriage
  • How organisations have failed victims and implications for practice
  • Roles of the Forced Marriage Unit, Social Care and Police
  • Risk awareness and safety planning
Venue Leeds City Centre
Learning outcomes Some reviews from recent attendees: “Fantastic course, informative, thought-provoking, makes you think outside the box. Content handled/delivered professionally and sensitively.” “A very hard subject to train however the two trainers were great in delivering the course and the pace was excellent. Keep up the good work.” “Very helpful for my work, really made me challenge myself.”
Suitable for Appropriate for professionals, volunteers and managers working in social work, education, health, criminal justice, children’s centres, counselling/therapy and voluntary sector organisations.
How to book Please email for a booking form. In-house and bespoke training is also available, please contact me for more information.
Cost £75 to voluntary sector agencies £85 for statutory agencies£120 for private sector services