Domestic Abuse Awareness
Time & Location
About The Event
Naomi Watkins -Ligudzinska will talk about domestic abuse, the impact on individuals who have experienced or are still experiencing domestic abuse and how to work with them.
The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a sharp rise in the number of clients at risk of DA or presenting with signs and symptoms of abuse. This session will discuss how to look at risk assessments, safety planning and also keeping yourself safe when working therapeutically with people in a domestic abuse relationship.
About the Trainer:
One of the UK’s leading Domestic Abuse consultants, as featured by BBC and commissioned by Lincolnshire County Council, Bristol City Council and University of Lincoln.
Naomi has worked in the field of Emotional Wellbeing, Healthy Relationships and Domestic Abuse for 10 years. She is a CAADA trained IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) working with high risk cases, at risk of homicide. She has chaired MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences) and worked closely with the CPS (Crown Prosecution Services). She has been trained in Emotional Wellbeing by the NSPCC and ChildLine and worked with them for 8 years.
She has worked with young people from the ages of 0-25 years and adults in varying capacities. She has been a nursery worker, deputy manager in a nursery, project worker, support worker, housing officer, drug and alcohol worker, counsellor, domestic abuse worker, ChildLine counsellor and supervisor. She has strong expertise in working with young people and adults, she has had specialist training in Emotional Wellbeing and Healthy Relationships from the NSPCC.
She is a qualified counsellor and has worked with those affected by domestic abuse, low emotional wellbeing, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem and confidence.
Having delivered various training to volunteers, staff members, professionals, children and young people, she has become a highly experienced trainer. She has written workshops for all levels and delivered to small and large groups alike.
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