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The human-animal bond in the context of domestic abuse – implications for social work practice

Socail change hub

£60.00

Description

This workshop is part of Sussex Social Change Hub 2024 CPD program. This session will explore the significance of the human-animal bond to victim-survivors of domestic abuse.

https://www.sussex.ac.uk/schools/education-and-social-work/about/social-change-hub

 

Detailed Description

 

This session will explore the significance of the human-animal bond to victim-survivors of domestic abuse. We will explore;

• The dynamics and impact of animal abuse and non-accidental injury in the context of domestic abuse, including animal abuse as a strategy for coercive control.

• Domestic abuse legislation in relation to children and animals.

• Professional responsibilities and duty of care underpinned by the Animal welfare legislation and reporting procedures.

• Safety planning for the whole family and ongoing considerations for children

and animals in the context of systemic practice.

Learning will be supported with the use of case studies, and you will be provided with useful links to articles, resources, and relevant local and national organisations.

 

Date: 13 June

Time: 10am – 1pm

Online via MS Teams

Speakers: Rebecca Stephens – Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Care, The Links Group: Dr Mary Wakeham, Dr Andrea Lynch, Harbrecht-Parker and Amy Hyde.

This half-day non-accredited CPD workshop is open to all social workers who find it relevant to their practice. . All participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completing the course.

The courses will all take place online on Microsoft Teams.

For group bookings please contact us at [email protected].

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