West Berkshire Council


Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

We offers a one day Domestic Abuse Awareness training course for multi-agency professionals,community organisations and individuals. The course will provide you with an increased awareness of domestic abuse and develop your knowledge of the effects and dynamics of domestic abuse, types of partner violence, complexities of leaving abusive relationships, power and control and the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people.

doc icon Domestic Abuse Training 2019 [81kb]

Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Exploitation - Need to know sessions 2019

A free, two hour training session run by Thames Valley Police which will explain what the emerging issues and trends are regarding county drugs lines and the links to modern slavery and child exploitation. The sessions will provide a national overview as well as share information on current cases which affect West Berkshire.

This session will explore why children and adults are working for county drugs lines and how social media is used for targeting the most vulnerable in our society.

The session will support practitioners with how to help and highlight the benefits of partnership working and information sharing, as well as providing information on personal safety awareness.

For more information on 2019 training dates and venues please click on the.doc icon Exploitation, Vulnerability and Safeguarding information sheet [369kb]

To book please complete the doc icon booking form [71kb] and send to Jade.Wilder@westberks.gov.uk.

Economic Abuse Awareness Training

A free 1 hour learning session on the topic of economic abuse.

Use your lunch break to develop your awareness and understanding of economic abuse within intimate partner relationships. This session is open to West Berkshire multi-agency professionals and community organisations.

Please note, lunch is not provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

To book and see more information,pdf icon view the session flyer [218kb].