Understanding Stalking & Harassment in the context of Domestic Abuse
Aim; To provide & improve delegate’s awareness and understanding of the Stalking & Harassment in the context of Domestic Abuse.
Identify that Stalking & Harassment heightens risk to victim and the whole family.
To understand the practical implications for victims and provide support and sign posting to those who disclose.
• Understand what constitutes Stalking and Harassment within an abusive context.
• Understand how criminal legislation & a range of offences can be used to help victims of Stalking and Harassment bring the perpetrator to justice
• Recognise and understand the impact, Stalking and Harassment has on victims?
• Get current advice on how to assess risk for victims of stalking and build effective action plans as a result
• Understand how to effectively support the victim as well as knowing where to refer clients who are experiencing such ,in Milton Keynes
LPS for Managers
This webinar course aims to provide an overview of the Liberty Protection Safeguards for managers of adult social services. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected.
All Edge programmes are tailored to the needs of the commissioner and the participants. The content given below is indicative only.
The Liberty Protection Safeguards became law on 16th May 2019 when the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent. It is expected that LPS will come into force in 2021. The government estimate is that there will be over 300,000 LPS applications every year. It creates new statutory duties and responsibilities for local authorities, NHS Trusts, CCGs and Welsh health boards as well as care providers. Key points include:
- LPS will apply to any care setting (not just hospitals and care homes)
- NHS Trusts and CCGs will become responsible for assessments and authorisations
- LPS extends to young people aged 16 and 17 rather than 18+ under DoLS
- Many new staff groups will be involved in the assessment process
- The role of the BIA changes significantly
Narrative story stems (CAPA) & assessing developmental trauma in children
This course introduces the application of the Child Attachment and Play Assessment (CAPA) to assess attachment and trauma in children aged 3 – 11 years.
Honour Based Violence/Abuse
Aim; To provide & improve delegate’s awareness and understanding of Domestic Abuse. The impact on individuals who have experienced or are still experiencing domestic abuse and how to support them
Delegates will explore;
• Why individuals find it hard to leave an abusive relationship,
• High risk factors in Domestic Abuse
• How to identify and respond to clients affected by domestic violence.
• Support clients with safety planning and options
• MK-ACT services and referral pathways
DoLS Signatories (New)
This course aims to provide guidance on the role of signatories and to update designated signatories in relation to the latest case law around their specific role within the DOLS procedures
• Understand the responsibilities of the Supervisory Body in relation to DOLS
• Explain the statutory basis and functions of a signatory
• Demonstrate how recent case law affects the role of the signatory and consider its application in practice