Buckinghamshire Domestic Abuse Board
This multiagency “Tackling and Preventing Domestic Abuse” training catalogue is aimed towards all key partners and agencies to understand the uniqueness and complexities of LGBT+ communities, minority ethnic groups, children and young people in order to foster a better understanding of how abuse may present.
The training will cover the issues, barriers and best practice and ensure the highest quality engagement with victims and survivors. Through the delivery of this training offer, it is hoped that more victims will be identified and helped at the earliest opportunity.
The training is fully funded, and professionals are encouraged to sign up to the courses which are a mixture of face to face and virtual sessions. There are 15 courses to choose from, ranging from coercive control, adolescent to parent abuse, DASH/MARAC, scenario-based training and much more. There are still a few courses remaining to choose from, a new catalogue for 23/24 will be launched in a few months time so please keep a look out.
WISH training (Sexual Health)
The WISH training programme is commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council. All courses are facilitated by the Terrence Higgins Trust, a specialist sexual health service that is part of the new Buckinghamshire Sexual Health and Wellbeing service. The overall aim of the WISH programme is to promote the sexual health and wellbeing of all Buckinghamshire residents and to equip those working with individuals of all ages, gender, ethnicity, disability or sexuality with the knowledge, skills and tools to develop resilience, respect and to promote consensual healthy and safe sexual relationships.
These are multi-agency courses for all those who are currently working with young people / vulnerable adults, to enable them to work effectively with people around sexual health and relationships in either one to one or group situations.
For information on current courses please click here.
The Child and Adolescent Harmful Behaviour Service (CAHBS)
CAHBS is a specialised non-mental health element of an integrated service model of care in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) within Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Operating across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, CAHBS support a multi-agency response, offering largely consultancy-based service, to young people (up to age 18) displaying concerning sexual behaviour.
Please contact CAHBS directly if you are interested in specific training on topics related to inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviour and understanding risk to others.
Bucks New University: Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding Courses
If you are looking to improve your understanding of safeguarding and the complexities of working in this rapidly changing field, an MSc Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding from Bucks could be for you. Please see below links for full and part time courses: –
- Full time course – https://bucks.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/child-protection-and-adult-safeguarding-ft
- Part time course – https://bucks.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/child-protection-and-adult-safeguarding-pt
Informed by the areas of expertise of the lecturing staff in the social work, policing and community health teams, this master’s programme covers a range of optional areas of study including disability, victimisation and health.
Call Bucks New University on 0330 123 2023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.