Change the lives of those affected by violence
- Collaborate with victim support services/perpetrator programmes
- Ensure your programmes is working in line with international standards for perpetrator work
- Overcome the challenges of building good collaboration
- Choose the model of victim support that works for your programme
This training provides key competences for perpetrator programmes and victim support services for running safe, victim safety centred perpetrator work. Ensuring internal victim support measures and close cooperation of perpetrator programs and victim support services is a core demand of international standards, such as the Istanbul Convention. However, many programmes face challenges in establishing these measures.
This training is practice based, and offers concrete guidance and tools to start or improve this key aspect of the work. It tackles important issues like:
- Why is victim support and cooperation with victim support services essential for perpetrator work? What are the benefits for women and children affected by violence?
- What models of victim support within perpetrator programmes exist? What are their strengths and limitations?
- What are common obstacles in ensuring victim support, maintaining cooperation and best practices in overcoming them?
- What are roles and responsibilities of victim services and perpetrator programmes? How can you work together, share information and make joint decisions?
- How can you do joint risk assessment and management?