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  • FVAWP - The Impact of Domestic Abuse in the Early Years

    Created: 22/01/2019

    When: 9.30am-4.30pm, Monday 25 March 2019
    Where: Cupar County Buildings, St Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA
    This event is being organised by Fife Violence Against Women Partnership (FVAWP)
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    This 1 day seminar is aimed at practitioners working in the early years setting or supporting mothers with children under the age of 4 years. It is particularly suitable for Early Years Nursery and Playgroup Staff, Early Years Officers, Health Visitors, Child Minders, Social Work and Third Sector staff. Children who live in households where domestic abuse occurs can suffer physical, psychological and emotional harm through directly or indirectly experiencing domestic abuse. This course will make explicit how domestic abuse is a child protection issue.

    The aim of this session is to allow participants to better understand the dynamics of domestic abuse and the impact this has on mothers, babies and toddlers highlighting the links between domestic abuse, GIRFEC and practitioners child protection responsibilities. By the end of the training participants will:

    • Have an understanding of the dynamics and impact of domestic abuse on mothers, babies and toddlers;
    • Be able to identify indicators of domestic abuse;
    • Understand the links between domestic abuse and attachment;
    • Make explicit links between domestic abuse and the GIRFEC Framework.

    The seminar will be jointly facilitated by Tracey Hutcheon, and Rachael O'Byrne Fife CEDAR+. Please note: Lunch is not being provided.

    If you are not a council employee and would like to book a place at this seminar, please fill in the application below and return it to [email protected]


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    Contact: Mary MacIntyre
    Phone: 01592 583 690
    E-mail: [email protected]

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