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Stalking Awareness (Windsor and Maidenhead) (Cancelled)

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Event/course Code SFVSS 20/036
Event/course type Training course
Event Introduction Stalking has been a crime in the UK since 2012. Persistent stalking episodes can have a devastating emotional and psychological impact not only on the victim but also on their families. There are a wide variety, and types of – and motivations for – stalking, and they require different actions to prevent an escalation. Only by understanding the nature, motivation and purpose of a particular episode can the risks be managed effectively.

Stalking Awareness is a half day multi agency training course. This training course is offered to agencies seeking to review and improve their response to cases of stalking. It is suitable for managers, SPOC (Single Point of Contact) and front-line staff.

Through a combination of presentations and workshops it will outline the challenges, discuss current best practice and present strategies for managing the risk in stalking cases.

Pre course requirements: delegates should have a sound understanding of domestic abuse issues, prior to understanding this course. Introduction to Domestic Abuse and/or other Safeguarding training are suitable options.
Event Content Through face to face delivery, this half day training course will provide a basic overview of stalking, focusing on defining stalking, identifying stalker behaviour, and recognising the prevalence and dynamics of this often misunderstood crime. Participants will also leave the session with guidance and information on how to support victims and connect them with resources.

This training course looks at:

• Identifying stalking and the impacting personal account of Alice’s story and the lessons needs to be learned
• The scale of the problem,
• Victims impact (linked to Alice’s case and other cases)
• Understanding and managing the risk, assessment and management
• Improving the response and inventions

Some handouts are provided on the day and others sent by email/available to download after the course. This course is delivered by Alice Ruggles Trust.
Event Learning Outcomes By the end of the training delegates will be able to:

• Show learning from victims’ experience of being stalked
• Recognise the legislation pertaining to Stalking and Harassment
• Recognising the typologies and motivation of a stalker
• Explain the difference between Stalking and Harassment
• Demonstrate an Increased knowledge of the tools available to assess risk in stalking case
Trainers Sophie Wing-King
Course categories Safeguarding and Child Protection
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0 - 5 yrs No 5 - 7 yrs No 7 - 11 yrs No 11 - 19 yrs No 19 yrs No 
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 1 April 202013:15 - 16:45Maidenhead Town Hall - Council Chambers, St Ives Road, SL6 1R