Honour Based Abuse & Forced Marriage
Duration ½ day
Honour based violence is a violent crime or incident which may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family or community while Forced Marriage is a marriage in which one or both parties is married without their consent or against their will. Different organisations and people working with individuals should be aware of the signs of abuse so that they can identify cases of victims who may be in need of help or protection. This course includes practical examples and the opportunity to discuss local issues that may arise within their own field.
This course aims to equip delegates with the skills to: Recognise the different forms of Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage Explore the impact on victimsIdentify practice issues and cultural sensitivity/community beliefsUnderstand human rights and other legislationAssess and manage risk to increase safety of victimsKnow the resources and support services available Identify triggers and risk indicators for the victim
Methods of Delivery
The majority of this course is interactive. It involves, group work, group discussion, real case studies, and victim accounts.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage: definitions, legislation and human rights
- The physical and psychological impact on victims
- Practice issues and cultural sensitivity/community beliefs
- The triggers and risk indicators for the victim and/or front-line practitioners
- Assessing and managing risk to increase safety of victims
- Case Studies, resources and support
People working within Education, Social Care, Health, Police, and Voluntary Sectors.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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