Professional development training workshop entitled: “Recent Developments and Challenges in Domestic Violence: Implications for Service and System Design”.
The professionals involved in providing support to victims of domestic violence (Social Welfare Officers, Family Counselors, Health Professionals, Mental Health Services, Non-Governmental Organisations, Police Officers and Legal Service officers and other Legal professionals) were brought together and were given the opportunity to learn about the most recent research on this social problem and to discuss current challenges in relation to the inter-departmental coordination and in the support system to victims of domestic violence.The first day of the training focused on the theoretical framework on domestic violence as a cause and consequence of women’s inequality.The second day of the training focused on Integrating the Paradigm Shift into System Design for Domestic Violence, using logic models to manage complex system planning.
European Commission, Daphne III Programme
Aims and objectives
The aim of the training was to help improve the inter-departmental (multi-agency) cooperation between the relevant institutions and government agencies dealing with domestic violence in Cyprus, and hence to contribute in the improvement of the quality and effectiveness of the support system for women victims of domestic violence.
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies/Advisory Committee for the Prevention and Combating of Domestic Violence
Duration: 2 days
Nr of beneficiaries: 50
Nuts code: CY000