|Duration||1 day – face 2 face |
Thursday 22 February 2024
|Time||10:00 – 16:30|
|Venue||Lighthouse Resources Upstairs Training Room|
37 Kyabra Street RUNCORN, QLD. 4113
|Target Group||Teachers, social workers, case managers, early years workers, child care educators and anyone working with children 0 -11years old.|
|Outline||This body safety training is aimed at workers who support early learning and primary school children. The training emphasizes the role adults and workers play in keeping children safe. It will also equip workers with many different activities and worksheets to utilize in their work with children to assist in empowering them to understand and be confident in body autonomy and assertive communication. |
The training will provide information around
• What is sexual abuse and grooming?
• What are the signs and tactics perpetrators use.
• Signs of sexual abuse to be aware of in children we support.
• Relevant legislation and case studies.
• How to promote body autonomy.
• How to recognize emotions and early warning signs of danger/ being afraid.
• Activities around assertiveness, safe adults and what makes a good friend.
• How to engage safe adults in utilizing the program.
|Testimonials||• I found the real world examples within work contexts supported my learning during this workshop.|
• Facilitator was very knowledgeable and readily answered questions and provided examples.
• Thank you to the facilitators for bringing all thoughts together from participants and valuing their voices.
• I can use this knowledge to better/further educate the parents of young people that are either the perpetrator or the victim of sexual offence(s)
• I loved the statistics and myths, activities (Mr Cuddles, the red undies game) brainstorming how to respond to tricky situations and the self-reflection activities.
• Thank you for this training, it was very informative and helpful! Very engaging and interesting.
• I feel like I have more knowledge to support Mothers/children in my workplace and will feel comfortable to have these conversations now and sharing the resources with Mums I work with.
• I enjoyed the information around using different actives in ways that start small that won’t re-trigger a young person.
|Facilitator||Erika Hows is employed by Kyabra Community Association, as a Resource Worker. Erika has worked in the community sector for over 15 years and her previous work roles include Residential Youth Coordinator and Manager, Intensive Family Support Worker and Foster and Kinship Care Case Manager. Erika has completed a Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling and Behavioural Science), A Diploma of Community Service, Certificate 4 in Workplace Training and Assessment and Certificate 4 in Criminology. Erika is passionate about early intervention for young people and particularly ensuring that through education professionals can best support children to keep them safe.|
|Cancellations||By completing and submitting this registration form, you are indicating your intention to attend this event and you will be liable for the full fee as indicated. If you are unable to attend for any reason, fail to attend without notice or cancel your registration payment will not be refunded. Events occasionally need to be cancelled due to insufficient participant numbers. Should this be necessary, we will notify you as soon as possible and a full refund will be given.|
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