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Out of The Shadows Multi Agency Training delivered by Families Outside,
Monday 05 August 2019

Out of The Shadows Multi Agency Training delivered by Families Outside,

Monday 5th August 2019 from 1.30-4.30pm in the MacGillivray Room, Orkney Library

This training is free for participants and aims to promote better outcomes for families by raising awareness of the issues facing families when a significant person is sent to prison; and by increasing understanding of ways to support them.

By the end of the session, participants will;

·         Understand the policy context of support for prisoners' families

·         Understand the issues experienced by families when someone goes to prison

·         Understand the particular wellbeing challenges faced by children and young people

·         Recognise the role of stigma as a barrier to families seeking/getting support

·         Gain knowledge of support sources and good practice

·         Have increased confidence in working with and supporting families affected by imprisonment

 

The session is interactive and includes a range of exercises, presentations, case studies and small group discussion.

Participants will receive information packs and supporting resources

This course is aimed at Social Work and Social Care, Health, Teaching, Housing, Police, Prison and Voluntary sector colleagues.

If you would like to attend, please advise Allana Bell via email (allana.bell@orkney.gov.uk) at the earliest opportunity.

 

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