Events and training

Practice-based training on issues affecting BME women experiencing domestic abuse.

Specialist training on:

  • Responding to forced marriage.
  • Female genital mutilation.
  • ‘Honour-based’ abuse.

We offer multi-agency training for practitioners, students and others, and customised training tailored to your organisation.

Contact us for more information.

Upcoming Events

Training: Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children, and Young People

04 April 2019

Awareness-raising training (1.5 days) for any practitioner or interested individual.

4th (9:30am – 4:30pm) & 5th (9:30am – 12:30pm) April 2019.

Training includes:

  • The definitions of domestic abuse in Scotland

  • How domestic abuse affects women and their families from Black/ Minority Ethnic (BME) communities

  • How domestic abuse affects BME children and young people

  • The varying understanding of the concept of ‘Honour’ and how this impacts on BME community members experiencing domestic abuse

  • Forced marriage and connected issues

  • Immigration issues such as women with ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ status

  • Structures and policies existing in Scotland and the UK

Booking through Eventbrite link only. Free to book; attendance cost is £35, to be paid by invoice in advance. Your invoice will be sent to the email address used for booking.

We are unable to provide lunch, however we are located handily close to several shops, cafes, and supermarkets.

Do get in touch if you have access or other requirements we should be aware of. More information on the venue here: https://www.nortonpark.org/conference-centre/

We look forward to welcoming you.

Training: Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children, and Young People

02 May 2019

Awareness-raising training (1.5 days) for any practitioner or interested individual.

2nd (9:30am – 4:30pm) & 3rd (9:30am -12:30pm) May 2019.

Training includes:

  • The definitions of domestic abuse in Scotland

  • How domestic abuse affects women and their families from Black/ Minority Ethnic (BME) communities

  • How domestic abuse affects BME children and young people

  • The varying understanding of the concept of ‘Honour’ and how this impacts on BME community members experiencing domestic abuse

  • Forced marriage and connected issues

  • Immigration issues such as women with ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ status

  • Structures and policies existing in Scotland and the UK

Booking through Eventbrite link only. Free to book; attendance cost is £35, to be paid by invoice in advance. Your invoice will be sent to the email address used for booking.

We are unable to provide lunch, however we are located handily close to several shops, cafes, and supermarkets.  

Do get in touch if you have access or other requirements we should be aware of. More information on the venue here: https://www.nortonpark.org/conference-centre/

We look forward to welcoming you.