Awareness & Disclosure Training

15 February 2024, 9:30am - 1:30pm


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Awareness & Disclosure Training for Frontline Staff - 15th February 2024

Time: 9:30 – 13:30
Cost: €75 per attendee
Location: Online training - link sent to attendees

 

Who is this training for?

This training programme is for those who are working in frontline positions with people from vulnerable groups.
 

What is the aim of this training?

This training aims to: 

  • Build understanding of different forms of sexual violence, its prevalence, and its impact
  • Support staff in  managing disclosures of sexual violence sensitively and effectively
  • Describe the immediate and long-terms effects of sexual violence
  • Explore ways to address the particular needs of victims/survivors within vulnerable groups (e.g. those people experiencing homelessness, addiction, etc.)
  • Promote self-care strategies and build resilience amongst those working with traumas like sexual violence

 

Methodology
The training approach is participative. Methods used include group discussion, lecture, case studies, DVD. There is a strong theme throughout of the importance of developing resourcing strategies for the worker, and the prevention of vicarious traumatisation and burnout.

The training approach is invitational, with the sensitive nature of the issues being covered and the fact that they may resonate for participants acknowledged.  Participation is encouraged but without pressure.  

Applications
Click here for application form.  Note that due to the participative nature of this training, there are limited places available.

Instructions for applications:

  1. Click on the application form link above
  2. Pick the date that you wish to apply for from the dropdown menu – you access this by clicking on the magnifying glass symbol.
  3. You can only select one training at a time
  4. Fill out the rest of the form & hit submit.
  5. You will be added to our list and sent a confirmation email, usually within 2 working days.
  6. If the course is full you will be put on the waiting list and notified of same immediately.



Please complete the application form as soon as possible as places are awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Online - link sent to participants