A briefing for services about the particular issues affecting women who are homeless, and what sevices can do to respond to their needs. Includes a resource list and details of specialist agencies.
Supporting women experiencing homelessness
A one day course covering current good practice in supporting women who are sleeping rough or in homelessness services.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for new frontline staff or experienced professionals who work with women.
What will you learn?
On completion of this course you will:
- Understand how gender and trauma Informed practice can be integrated into existing ways of operating.
- Understand how to support women sleeping rough and in services to stay safe.
- Understand what support can be given around domestic and sexual violence.
- Understand what support can be given for women involved in prostitution, methods of harm minimisation and exiting prostitution support.
- Learn about provision of support for women who have mental health and/or substance use issues.
- Learn about how to support women around pregnancy and contact with children.
- Understand how to build confidence and develop peer support networks.
- Learn about accessing training and employment opportunities for women in your services.
One day course
Costs (in-house training)
This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150
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Smashing, excellent training run by a very knowledgeable and experienced trainer, thank you!Delegate, at 18th May session
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James is our training manager (maternity cover) develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.