The Learning to Respect Programme is a training for professionals. It aims to raise awareness regarding the nature and effects of domestic violence. As a prevention programme it seeks to reduce the incidence of domestic abuse/violence, by supporting professionals embed Healthy Relationship education with children and young people.
The Learning to Respect programme has been successfully delivered to a number of schools, nurseries, youth groups, and residential units within the borough and is offered free of charge to organisations. The Learning to Respect Co-ordinator is a qualified teacher and works with senior leaders to embed a healthy relationship educational programme in their setting.
The long-term aim of the programme is to reduce the incidence of domestic violence crime by engaging in preventative work in schools and other settings.
- To encourage children and young people to develop healthy respectful friendships/relationships
- To help children and young people resolve conflict in a positive manner
- To enable children and young people to develop skills of negotiation
- To help children and young people identify abusive behaviour within a friendship/relationship
- To build self-esteem and confidence.
If you have any questions or would like to have the Learning to Respect Training delivered to staff in your setting, please contact the Learning to Respect Programme Harprit Sekhon at: firstname.lastname@example.org