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Free Workshops for ISVAs

We are pleased to now offer a new range of free one-day CPD-accredited workshops specifically designed for qualified ISVAs. Details of the current workshop topics are outlined below.
Supporting Sex Workers

This free one-day workshop is for qualified ISVAs who support Sex Workers. The training has been co-developed alongside sex workers and people with lived experience of the sex industry.

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the support needs of sex workers
  • Understand how chronic non-engagement effects accessing ISVA support and reporting crimes to the police
  • Recognise current legislation around buying and selling sex in the UK
  • Understand how society perceives sex workers
  • Know where to signpost or refer sex workers for support
  • Understand how to support complex needs victims and survivors
  • Recognise the importance of self-care when working with trauma
     

2025 Date: 21/01/2025

Please email  ISVAProject@thesurvivorstrust.org to book onto the free workshops.

Supporting a Person with a Mental Health Disability

This free one-day workshop is for qualified ISVAs. The training has been co-developed alongside survivors and people with lived experience.

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the support needs of people with mental health disabilities
  • Understand how mental health difficulties effect accessing ISVA support and reporting crimes to the police
  • Understand the Mental Health Capacity Act
  • Know where to signpost or refer for mental health support
  • Understand how to support complex needs victims and survivors
  • Recognise the importance of self-care when working with trauma

2025 Date: 18/02/2025

Please email ISVAProject@thesurvivorstrust.org to book onto the free workshops.

Supporting a Person with a Learning Disability

This free one-day workshop is for qualified ISVAs. The training has been co-developed alongside survivors and people with lived experience.

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the support needs of people with a learning disability.
  • Understand how learning disabilities can affect accessing ISVA support and engagement with the criminal justice system.
  • Know where to signpost or refer to for additional learning disability support.
  • Understand how to support complex needs victims and survivors.
  • Recognise the importance of self-care when working with trauma.

2025 Date: 28/02/2025

Please email  ISVAProject@thesurvivorstrust.org to book onto the free workshops.