Commission Training

Savera UK has provided training and educational presentations to organisations across the UK to ensure that they understand HBA and harmful practices and how to prevent them.

We develop and deliver training, conferences and events to educate and equip professionals working in at-risk communities or with individuals who may be at risk.

Our training covers topics that include but are not limited to:

  • ‘Honour’-based abuse and violence (HBA/V)
  • Forced and child marriage
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Other harmful practices including but not limited to virginity testing/hymenoplasty, breast ironing, conversion therapy, bride price and sex-selective abortion
  • Cultural safeguarding
  • Referral pathways
  • Developing policies 

Our training ranges from short presentations to full-day sessions and is tailored to the individual requirements of the commissioning organisation.

Who we work with

We have designed and delivered training for an extensive range of organisations across the UK. These include charitable organisations, schools, community and youth groups, statutory organisations, local authorities, immigration, police, safeguarding boards, health organisations, medical professionals and voluntary support organisations.

How to commission training 

If your organisation would like to learn more about HBA and harmful practices, how to prevent them and how to speak out against them, get in touch. One of our team will contact you to discuss your requirements, what you want to get out of training and we will provide a bespoke recommendation and related costs.

What you will get out of training

Our training aims to raise awareness, educate and provide practical advice on identifying and preventing harmful practices and supporting those at risk. 

Our training will:

  • Explain what harmful practices are and what forms they take
  • Highlight ways to identify harmful practices and those at risk
  • Highlight how and where to find appropriate help and support
  • Explain what is meant my culturally specific abuse and how to recognise it
  • Highlight the prevalence of HBA and harmful practices
  • Provide deeper cultural understanding 
  • Outline pathways to help
  • Widen understanding of UK legislation around HBA and harmful practices 
  • Build confidence in speaking out and challenging issues

For further information or to commission training please contact us here