Training for professionals ensures better understanding of the issues and improved outcomes for survivors, children and families who have been exposed to domestic abuse. Safe & Together Practice Principles can help with assessment and decisions.
While child welfare agencies are central to the safety and well being of children, any professional working with children and families impacted by domestic violence can benefit from training based the principles and critical components of the Safe and Together model. Using the model they gain a common framework for discussing concerns, challenges and solutions for families.
It is essential that we raise awareness, understanding and confidence of staff from wider services to identify and respond to domestic abuse concerns in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of the survivor and children. To achieve this we are delivering Safe & Together training FREE to multi-agency staff.
Training will establish and develop a shared language, knowledge and understanding o
With a focus on assessment, interviewing, documentation and case planning key skills, Safe & Together Institute’s CORE Training provides the foundation for domestic violence-informed practice.
Domestic violence is one of the most challenging case issues facing child welfare and other family service agencies. Handling it well requires skills, confidence and knowledge. Supervising workers in a domestic violence-related practice is one way to make sure employees have the support and guidance they need when working with adult and child survivors, intervening with perpetrators, and managing safety for themselves and the family. Supervisors and managers learn key skills to help their workers apply a perpetrator pattern-based approach to casework.