Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation

Understanding Coercive and Controlling Behaviour in Intimate Relationships

This course is aimed at practitioners who work with couples and their relationships, CPD certificates provided.

Course content: 

  • An introduction to the law governing coercive and controlling behaviour in intimate relationships, including forced marriage, so called “honour based” violence, stalking and harassment;
  • An understanding of the likely psychological impact of coercive and controlling behaviour in intimate relationships;
  • An outline of the risk factors which indicate the potential for serious harm to or murder of clients in coercive and controlling relationships;
  • Identifying this pattern of behaviour; taking the ‘ordinary’ things we hear in counselling, interpreting and reinterpreting them;
  • Identifying next steps for counsellors to take to safeguard vulnerable clients;
  • The role of the other agencies that will actively safeguard victims

Where: St Thomas Centre, Manchester
Saturday 18th May 2019 10am – 4.30pm

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Saturday, 18 May 2019