Hafan Cymru

Hafan Cymru

Preventing Abuse, Promoting Independence

Hafan Cymru Training Services

Hafan Cymru Training Services provides a range of accredited and non-accredited training opportunities to the public, private and voluntary sectors and to individuals in the community. Hafan Cymru is an accredited training provider with Agored Cymru (Centre Number 7134) and OCR (Centre Number 72734). All training is facilitated by experienced practitioners and qualified tutors.

 

Training for Professionals

Our tiered training courses provide an opportunity for employees to develop their skills and invest in their Continuous Professional Development. All course are designed to increase skills and knowledge and to develop working practice. Courses are bespoke to meet your individual and organisation needs.

  • Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Employees from the voluntary, statutory and private sectors who work in a public facing role would benefit from this training.

The Domestic Abuse Awareness training aims to raise understanding of abuse, enable individuals to recognise the signs of abuse and give practitioners the confidence to know where to signpost those affected for support. The course is facilitated by experienced practitioners and trainers who will also provide information about Domestic Abuse services available and referral processes locally and nationally.

For further information click here.

 

Training Services Core Courses

  • Domestic Abuse Awareness ½ day

The aim of the training is to raise understanding of abuse, enable individuals to recognise the signs of abuse and give practitioners the confidence to know where to signpost those affected for support, as well as responding to any disclosures of abuse appropriately.

  • Domestic Abuse Awareness Full day

Building from the half day awareness training, in order to address the issues that are specific to your client group simply select one of the ‘bolt on’ sessions depending on your organisational needs:

  • Older People and Domestic Abuse

This training aims to increase learners awareness of the dynamics of older people within an abusive relationship whether it is an intimate relationship or family members as perpetrators and how to best provide services to those in need.  During the session, we will explore the barriers that this client group may have to engage with agencies, and how we overcome those barriers.

  • Coercive & Controlling Behaviour 

This course is aimed at providing knowledge of coercive control with an overview of the offence as part of the Serious Crime Act December 2015. Learners will understand what coercive control is and its function within an abusive relationship, the effects and impacts on those who experience it, what types of abuse are involved and how they can best support victims and/or refer to specialist services.

  • The Effects on Children 

This course will give an insight of the impact of domestic abuse on the childhood experience.  During the session, the learner will explore the impact of these adverse childhood experiences and how that may impact on the individual as they transition into adulthood.  The impact of parenting through domestic abuse and the expectations placed on the individual by agencies will also be explored.   Where to signpost and what support mechanisms are available for children living with domestic abuse.

  •  Managing Risk and Working Effectively

Aimed at all professionals working with clients who have experienced domestic abuse. To increase knowledge of the risks involved with supporting service users, how to keep ourselves safe and familiarise learners with some of the available assessment tools. This training will also cover establishing and maintaining a professional approach with service users and external agencies

  • Safeguarding

A comprehensive full day course that is based on the Social Care Framework ‘Induction to Safeguarding’ which provides a standardised approach to Safeguarding awareness training.

 

Client based learning

To learn about our “Moving On’ Project click here – Moving On

 

Jayne Regan
Training Services Manager
07795 109434
jayne.regan@hafancymru.co.uk

  • experienced training manager who has worked in the private, public and third sector within education and training for over 15 years.  Jayne is an experienced Training and Employment Manager specialising in accredited and non-accredited adult learning and development. Jayne has worked in and has experience of designing and delivering work-based programmes and adult community Learning programmes for a number of organisations.  Educated to post-graduate level with a PGC in Education and Training,  Diploma in Business and Finance and PGC in Sustainable Leadership. Jayne has recently completed the 20Twenty leadership programme at Bangor University and a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management. A qualified assessor and internal verifier with experience in quality assurance of accredited learning. She has worked for an awarding body as an associate trainer and external verifier for 5 years offering her expertise in the quality assurance of course delivery. Jayne has achieved Levels 3, 4 and 5 in Management, Level 3 Certificate in Preventing and Tackling Domestic Abuse, Level 4 Service Managers Certificate, Safeguarding and Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence ‘Ask and Act’ train the trainer qualifications.

Becky Turton
Training Officer
07875 272834
becky.turton@hafancymru.co.uk

  • Joined Hafan Cymru in 2010 as a support worker in our Carmarthenshire office. Becky has gained experience working with victims of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) and transferred this into the training we deliver. Becky has delivered training as part of the Ask and Act early adopter sites with GWENT and Swansea ABMU, as well as working as part of a specialist team of VAWDASV trainers to role out Coercive and Controlling Behaviour training to frontline Police teams. Becky is a qualified assessor and verifier with experience in quality assurance of learning. Also, an experienced safeguarding and support practitioner who offers considerable experience in training and mentoring adults and young people in a community setting with a real desire to use her knowledge and skills to benefit her delivery and participants. Qualifications: City & Guilds 401 Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment, City & Guilds 301 Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment, City & Guilds 303 Carrying Out Assessment in a Classroom Setting, Agored Cymru 3 credits L3 Understanding Domestic Abuse, Level 3 Certificate in Preventing and Tackling Domestic abuse and Sexual Violence, Ask and Act Train the Trainer, Essential Skills Wales Literacy Practitioner, Essential Skills Wales Digital Literacy Practitioner, Essential Skills Wales Employability Practitioner and ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Ann-Marie Curtis
Training Officer
07775 517642
ann-marie.curtis@hafancymru.co.uk

  • Experienced trainer and project manager who has worked in the sector of Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) for 14 years.  During this time she has been the safeguarding lead and designated person for child protection.  Educated to degree level, other work-based qualifications include being a  qualified assessor with a City & Guilds 303 & 301, and is an accredited Ask and Act Trainer she has a level 4 certificate for Gender-Based Violence Service Managers,  L3 Award in First Line Management, L3 certificate in Community Mental Health Care, and a National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health.  Ann-Marie has considerable experience of developing and delivering bespoke training packages for a variety of customers.


Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Hafan Cymru has developed a 3-hour training package to deliver Domestic Abuse awareness to practitioners from the voluntary, statutory and private sectors that work in a public facing role. The aim of the training is to raise understanding of abuse, enable individuals to recognise the signs of abuse and give practitioners the confidence to know where to signpost those affected for support. The course is facilitated by experienced practitioners and trainers who will provide information on local and national services available and referral processes.

All training is delivered by experienced practitioners and qualified tutors. Please call for our Introductory cost for a minimum of 12 people.

Training Aim

Participants will have heightened awareness of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

By the end of this awareness training the learner will be able to:

Understand what gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence is.

  • The learner can describe forms of gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Recognise the signs of gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

  • The learner can recognise the types of behaviours linked to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
  • The learner can recognise some simple signs of the impact of gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence of those who experience it.

Understand their role in tackling gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

  • The learner is aware of the helpline number and Live Fear Free website as a professional resource (in addition to a service user resource).
  • The learner knows they have a workplace policy, its purpose and where to find it.

For more information please email us: trainingservices@hafancymru.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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