MAWFA: Supporting young people in schools and education who have experienced domestic abuse (York & North Yorkshire Workers)

This workshop will cover  how to support young people in schools and education who have experienced domestic abuse.

The workshop is part of the IDAS City of York and North Yorkshire Commissioned Children & Young People’s Service.

By the end of the workshop participants should: 

  • Have an understanding of how domestic abuse impacts young people  
  • Have an understanding of how domestic abuse impacts learning and education 
  • Understand how to support a young person in school after domestic abuse  

The IDAS Multi-agency, whole family approach to working with children and young people impacted by domestic abuse has been commissioned by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner as part of coordinated commissioning arrangements with North Yorkshire County Council and City of York.

Taking a ‘whole family’ approach to working with children and young people, the service can offer a range of support, including 1:1 and group sessions provided directly to children, young people and their parents or guardians. IDAS will also work with partner agencies to provide toolkits and resources to support their work.

Work with children and young people will commence within the City of York in July 2021, with groups for children and young people and their parents being delivered from September 2021. Following a period of development, the service for children and young people will roll out to North Yorkshire from April 2022.

In addition to the support available for families, IDAS will also deliver bitesize training from September 2021 and a rapid research project to develop the service with evidence based interventions and frameworks for achieving a multi-agency, whole family approach to deliver the best outcomes for families.

MAWFA: Supporting parents and carers to support their children following domestic abuse (York & North Yorkshire Workers)

This workshop will cover  how to support parents and carers to support their children following domestic abuse.

The workshop is part of the IDAS City of York and North Yorkshire Commissioned Children & Young People’s Service.

By the end of the workshop participants should: 

  • Have an understanding of how domestic abuse impacts parenting 
  • Have an understanding of how domestic abuse impacts family dynamics and relationships  
  • Be able to support parents and carers with strategies and tools  

The IDAS Multi-agency, whole family approach to working with children and young people impacted by domestic abuse has been commissioned by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner as part of coordinated commissioning arrangements with North Yorkshire County Council and City of York.

Taking a ‘whole family’ approach to working with children and young people, the service can offer a range of support, including 1:1 and group sessions provided directly to children, young people and their parents or guardians. IDAS will also work with partner agencies to provide toolkits and resources to support their work.

Work with children and young people will commence within the City of York in July 2021, with groups for children and young people and their parents being delivered from September 2021. Following a period of development, the service for children and young people will roll out to North Yorkshire from April 2022.

In addition to the support available for families, IDAS will also deliver bitesize training from September 2021 and a rapid research project to develop the service with evidence based interventions and frameworks for achieving a multi-agency, whole family approach to deliver the best outcomes for families.

MAWFA: Supporting young people on the autism spectrum who have been impacted by domestic abuse (York & North Yorkshire Workers)

This workshop will cover  how to support young people on the autism spectrum who have been impacted by domestic abuse.

The workshop is part of the IDAS City of York and North Yorkshire Commissioned Children & Young People’s Service.

By the end of the workshop participants should: 

  • Have an understanding of autism  
  • Have an understanding of how to support a young person on the autism spectrum who has been impacted by domestic abuse 
  • Safety planning for young people and their family  

The IDAS Multi-agency, whole family approach to working with children and young people impacted by domestic abuse has been commissioned by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner as part of coordinated commissioning arrangements with North Yorkshire County Council and City of York.

Taking a ‘whole family’ approach to working with children and young people, the service can offer a range of support, including 1:1 and group sessions provided directly to children, young people and their parents or guardians. IDAS will also work with partner agencies to provide toolkits and resources to support their work.

Work with children and young people will commence within the City of York in July 2021, with groups for children and young people and their parents being delivered from September 2021. Following a period of development, the service for children and young people will roll out to North Yorkshire from April 2022.

In addition to the support available for families, IDAS will also deliver bitesize training from September 2021 and a rapid research project to develop the service with evidence based interventions and frameworks for achieving a multi-agency, whole family approach to deliver the best outcomes for families.

Systems of Abuse: Honour Based Abuse, Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (Sheffield workers)

Asian woman sitting on a door steps

Course outcomes:

  • Understand the definition, prevalence  and indicators of honour based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Understand how to respond to a victim (or potential victim)  in order to protect them
  • Have a raised awareness of the safeguarding issues associated with forced marriage and honour based violence
  • Familiarise yourself with legislation and child protection procedures.

The course will run from 9:30am – 4 pm. The timings for this course include a half hour lunch break.

Note: This is a face-to-face course at Scotia Works, Sheffield, and attendees are limited to 15.

MAWFA: Supporting children and young people to regulate and co regulate (York & North Yorkshire Workers)

This workshop will cover supporting children and young people, their parents and carers with regulation and co regulation.

The workshop is part of the IDAS City of York and North Yorkshire Commissioned Children & Young People’s Service.

By the end of the workshop participants should: 

  • Be able to support parents/carers and professionals working with young people in self-regulation and co regulation 
  • Have an understanding of regulation and how it can support emotional and physical safety 
  • Understand how regulation can support the understanding, expressing and modulating of feelings, thoughts and behaviours 

The IDAS Multi-agency, whole family approach to working with children and young people impacted by domestic abuse has been commissioned by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner as part of coordinated commissioning arrangements with North Yorkshire County Council and City of York.

Taking a ‘whole family’ approach to working with children and young people, the service can offer a range of support, including 1:1 and group sessions provided directly to children, young people and their parents or guardians. IDAS will also work with partner agencies to provide toolkits and resources to support their work.

Work with children and young people will commence within the City of York in July 2021, with groups for children and young people and their parents being delivered from September 2021. Following a period of development, the service for children and young people will roll out to North Yorkshire from April 2022.

In addition to the support available for families, IDAS will also deliver bitesize training from September 2021 and a rapid research project to develop the service with evidence based interventions and frameworks for achieving a multi-agency, whole family approach to deliver the best outcomes for families.

LIVE, ONLINE – Coercive Control (Sheffield workers)

Women in a training room listening to a coercive control workshop

Learn about the signs of coercive control and how to support those who maybe facing this abuse.

Learning outcomes:

  • To enhance your awareness of Coercive Control.
  • To explain and understand in relation to definition and legislation.
  • To be able to identify coercive behaviour and spot the signs.
  • To offer you some strategies for gathering evidence and supporting clients.

MAWFA: Supporting young people in healthy relationships (York & North Yorkshire Workers)

This workshop will cover healthy relationships, assertive behaviours, boundary setting and the power triangle for young people. 

The workshop is part of the IDAS City of York and North Yorkshire Commissioned Children & Young People’s Service.

By the end of the workshop participants should: 

  • Be able to help a young person differentiate between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviour styles 
  • Be able to help a young person understand how the communication style they use can affect the positioning on the power triangle 
  • To help young people understand the difference between a healthy and unhealthy relationship and to gain an understanding on the long-term effects of being in an unhealthy relationship   

The IDAS Multi-agency, whole family approach to working with children and young people impacted by domestic abuse has been commissioned by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner as part of coordinated commissioning arrangements with North Yorkshire County Council and City of York.

Taking a ‘whole family’ approach to working with children and young people, the service can offer a range of support, including 1:1 and group sessions provided directly to children, young people and their parents or guardians. IDAS will also work with partner agencies to provide toolkits and resources to support their work.

Work with children and young people will commence within the City of York in July 2021, with groups for children and young people and their parents being delivered from September 2021. Following a period of development, the service for children and young people will roll out to North Yorkshire from April 2022.

In addition to the support available for families, IDAS will also deliver bitesize training from September 2021 and a rapid research project to develop the service with evidence based interventions and frameworks for achieving a multi-agency, whole family approach to deliver the best outcomes for families.

DASH Risk Assessment and MARAC

Women discussing coercive control at an IDAS lunchtime seminar

Course overview

  • Understand risk management for victims of domestic abuse
  • Understand the DASH risk assessment tool and how it is used
  • Understand the purpose of MARAC – Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise levels of risk for victims of domestic abuse
  • Understand how/ when to use the DASH risk assessment
  • Understand the purpose of MARAC
  • Understand how IDAS can support to keep victims safe.

Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for professionals and partners who may work with members of the public and people affected by domestic abuse.

Note: This is a face-to-face training session at Scotia Works, Sheffield, and attendees are capped at 15.

Violent Resistance: Bitesize Session (Sheffield workers)

Woman participating in an online training session

This one-hour virtual training session is a brief exploration of violent resistance – where a victim of domestic abuse may use violence against their abuser. This session will cover:

  • The definition of violent resistance and why victims of domestic abuse may use violence
  • How to identify the primary perpetrator and victim
  • The support available for perpetrators and victims of domestic abuse.