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Training

Grampian Women’s Aid work with Scottish Women’s Aid to bring the specialist training programmes provided by Scottish Women’s Aid to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire where they are run and facilitated by us. We have developed our training courses in accordance with the principles, ethos and high standards of the Women’s Aid movement and all are underpinned by the Scottish Government’s “Equally Safe” strategy, Scotland’s strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls.

Details of our upcoming training courses can be found below:

Introduction to the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse (April 2020)

30 Apr 2020 - 10:00am - Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, Inverurie, AB51 4FY

** NOW POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) **This evidence-based session is aimed at frontline staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding...

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Why Doesn't She Leave? (June 2020)

11 Jun 2020 - 10:00am - Langstane Housing Association, 680 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 1SL

** NOW POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) **One of the most frequently asked questions in relation to domestic abuse is ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’ Leaving a perpetrator of domestic abuse is se...

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Introduction to the Effects of Domestic Abuse on Children & Young People (Aug 2020)

27 Aug 2020 - 10:00am - Langstane Housing Association, 680 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 1SL

Course participants will gain an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse and the effects that coercive control has on children and young people. Expected OutcomesAppreciate the impact of domes...

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Coercive Control & the New Law (Oct 2020)

1 Oct 2020 - 10:00am - Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, Inverurie, AB51 4FY

Coercive control is a purposeful and sustained pattern of behaviour whereby one person within the relationship seeks to use power, control and coercion over another.  Coercive control is a term develo...

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Introduction to the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse (Nov 2020)

5 Nov 2020 - 10:00am - Aberdeen City, venue to be confirmed

This evidence-based session is aimed at frontline staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse will help them...

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Why Doesn't She Leave? (Dec 2020)

3 Dec 2020 - 10:00am - Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, Inverurie, AB51 4FY

One of the most frequently asked questions in relation to domestic abuse is ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’ Leaving a perpetrator of domestic abuse is seen as the ultimate answer and it is one that many...

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