Safer Poole Partnership tackle crime and substance abuse and promote a better sense of belonging in order to make people feel safer.  Safer Poole Partnership brings together the Police, Fire Service, Borough of Poole, NHS and around 50 other organisations to achieve this. For the past five years, the partnership has worked to listen and respond to communities, identify the causes of problems, take preventative action, respond to crime and anti-social behaviour and build a stronger sense of community involvement.

CPD activities

  • Multi-agency Domestic Violence/Abuse Awareness Training

Delegates on this course will be able to demonstrate knowledge of domestic violence and its impact on victims and children and also gain knowledge of the extent of domestic abuse both nationally and in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset.  They will learn to be aware of the support available to victims including refuges, outreach projects, the police, health service and the criminal justice system. A key element of the course is to understand the civil law process in relation to domestic abuse. They will  also gain  a knowledge of how to respond to disclosures of domestic abuse and understand how to complete safety planning, whilst understanding the need for effective inter and multi-agency working.

Who should attend?
This course is designed for frontline practitioners who have little or no knowledge of domestic abuse.Industry sectors include:

  • Local Government workers
  • Police
  • Education
  • National Health Service
  • Community Voluntary Sector
Professions include:
  • Social workers for adults and children
  • Family support workers
  • Children centre workers
  • Health Visitors
  • A & E staff
  • Police officers and police staff
  • Housing officers
  • Teachers
  • Substance Misuse workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Mental health workers

Further Information:
http://www.poole.gov.uk/communities-and-people/crime-and-disorder/safer-poole-partnership/