Recognising Coercive Control

Half or full day course available

Staff Groups:
This course is designed specifically for senior managers, managers, supervisors and anyone who may have contact with children, young people and/or adults who need to update their safeguarding knowledge with an understanding of coercive control and the law. The course addresses the complicated psychology behind the emotional abuse and trauma of coercion and control in both personal and professional relationships. The course is also appropriate for designated safeguarding officers, nursery managers, social workers, local authorities, care managers, teachers, governors and head teachers.

Course Overview:
The course covers how to recognise the signs of coercive control of children, young people and/or adults and the current law. The course discusses the psychological damage to the victim of such relationships and how this affects the brain. The course also addresses the difficulties in ending coercive and controlling relationships and also the effects on young people witnessing such behaviours.

Course Aims: 
To provide participants with knowledge and understanding of the psychological damage of coercive and controlling relationships and post traumatic relationship syndrome (PTRS) adding an in-depth dimension to the organisations policies and procedures, self-evaluation, supervision and inspection.

Cost: Available upon request.

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