Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children and Young People

15 September 2015, 9:30am-4:30pm; 16 September 2015, 9:30am-12:30pm

Norton Park Conference Centre, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY

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

  • Definitions of domestic abuse
  • How domestic abuse affects women and families from BME communities
  • How domestic abuse affects BME children and young people
  • The concept of ‘honour’ and how it affects BME women experiencing domestic abuse
  • Forced marriage
  • Immigration issues including entitlement to support
  • Structures and policy