WGN has been commissioned by Angelou to provide FREE training on Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices training to VAWG practitioners in Tri-Borough.

Women and Girls Network is a free, women-only service that supports women in London who have experienced violence, or are at risk of violence. We offer counselling, advocacy and advice for women and girls who have experienced gendered violence, including sexual and domestic violence. Our overall aim is to promote, preserve and restore the mental health and well-being of women and girls, to empower them to make a total and sustainable recovery from their experiences of violence

The training will be delivered at CAN Mezzanine Borough, 7 – 14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR (Tel: 020 3096 7600) from 10:00 – 16:30  on the following dates:

11 February 2020 Book here 

26  March 2020 Book here 

Name: Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices training

Who is this training for: These courses have been developed for front-line female staff, working directly with Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) working within London organisations. Please note that due to funding requirements, this free course is only available to female professionals providing VAWG services in Tri-Borough, London.

This course aims to introduce participants to the different types of Harmful Practices, and the psychological impact of trauma caused by these experiences.

Learning Outcomes:
On completion of this  training course participants will have:

  • Increased awareness and understanding of the range of harmful practices including; FGM, Forced Marriage, Faith Based Abuse ‘Honour’ Crimes
  • Increased awareness and understanding of the global and traumatic impact of Harmful Practices on clients psychological and emotional well being
  • Explored the neurobiological processes of trauma on the brain
  • Increased awareness and understanding of relevant clinical conceptualizations. Including Developmental trauma, PTSD and CTSD
  • Identified the impact of the work on practitioners and the development of self-care strategies.

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Upcoming Training Opportunties

Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Focussed Approach Training – Tri Borough only – 21 January 2020 Book here
Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Focussed Approach Training – Brent only – 30 January 2020 Book here
Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Focussed Approach Training – Hounslow only – 4 February 2020 Book here
Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices Training – Tri-Borough only – 11 February 2020 Book here 
Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices Training – Tri-Borough only – 26  March 2020 Book here
Accredited Training: From The Margins to the Centre of Women’s Healing: Promoting Recovery to Support Women with Complex Needs – 11 and 12 March 2020 – Book here
Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Focussed Approach Training – Ealing only – 3 March 2020 Book here
Child Sexual Exploitation: A Trauma Focussed Approach Training – Brent only – 24 March 2020 Book here
Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices Training – Tri-Borough only – 26 March 2020 Book here 
Hidden Scars: Understanding the Impact and Trauma of Harmful Practices Training – Hounslow only – 31 March  2020 Book here 

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