Supporting women experiencing homelessness

Thursday, 11 March 2021
Online | 2.30pm-4.00pm

This course will explore current good practice in supporting women sleeping rough or who are utilising homelessness or supported housing services, and how you can provide gender and trauma-informed support.

What will you learn?

This course will:

  • Explore how gender and trauma-informed practice can be integrated into existing ways of operating
  • Discuss how to support women sleeping rough and using homelessness services to stay safe
  • Discuss what support can be given around domestic abuse, sexual violence and exploitation
  • Look at what support is available to women experiencing multiple disadvantage including mental health and/or substance use issues
  • Look at how to support women around pregnancy and contact with children
  • Explore how to develop more opportunities for women such as peer support networks.

Please note: due to the sensitive nature of this training course, delegates might feel anxious or upset by some of the course content. It is essential that delegates are aware of the course content beforehand, in order to be emotionally prepared for the day. Please ensure that all delegates read this course outline ahead of the training. They will be able to step out during the session if needed. There is no requirement for delegates to share personal experiences on this course.

Who is this course for?

For frontline staff, keyworkers and their managers who support women who access homelessness or supported housing services.

Duration

How our online training courses work: Each course subject consists of 3 live interactive training modules, which will take place over 3 consecutive weekly installments. The course will be tailored to address the needs of the sector during COVID-19. When you sign up, you will be signing up for all 3 modules.

We ask for a commitment from delegates to attend all 3 sessions. Sessions are not recorded, and slides will not be available until all 3 sessions have taken place.

Module 1: Thursday, 11 March 2021 | 2.30pm-4.00pm

Module 2: Thursday, 18 March 2021 | 2.30pm-4.00pm

Module 3: Thursday, 25 March 2021 | 2.30pm-4.00pm

Cost

£75.00 per person - all three modules are included in this price

Payment is by card via PayPal. For bookings of 3 or more places, an invoice can be raised - please email Lana.Newby@homelesslink.org.uk to make bookings to be invoiced. We are unable to take requests for invoicing for fewer than 3 people for our online training.

This course is also available to be booked for staff teams of up to 20 people, to be delivered online "in-house" in live interactive sessions on dates to suit your organisation.

Please contact James.Cuming@homelesslink.org.uk or telephone James on 07375 042 815​ for more information. Prices are from £850 for up to 20 staff members.

Bookings

For individual/small group bookings for the dates above - Book your place