As a team of associates we bring a variety of frontline experience and
expertise to the work we undertake as Sarah Wigley Associates. We
are all professional trainers with a frontline background in the field of
family violence, working with victims and perpetrators across
numerous disciplines including the criminal justice system. All
associates work at both a local and national level with some of the
key national agencies within the domestic abuse sector.
Victims of domestic abuse might ask anyone for help depending on
their circumstances at any given time. We believe it is vital that
training is translated into improved practice to ensure that both adult
and child victims receive help and support at the earliest
opportunity. Our training also focuses on engaging with perpetrators
of domestic abuse for those that work across the family.
We promote the use of evidence based learning and critical thinking
as key components of practice in order to positively impact the
experience of both adult and child victims of domestic abuse. We
challenge delegates to reflect on their own practice in a supportive
environment and consider how they might take the learning into their
The course was informative and well led with an equal balance of teaching and interaction. I feel this course should be mandatory for Senior Managers"
Adult Social Care Manager
"Absolutely brilliant, learnt so much in such an engaging way...Thank you! "
Early Help Team, Children's Social Care
We are busy updating our current courses and writing new materials during this time. We anticipate this activity (fingers crossed) will resume
in the Autumn. In the meantime please contact us through our contact page or at firstname.lastname@example.org We are also currently turning our attention to front line work to support the domestic abuse sector.
Many domestic abuse services continue to operate and are finding creative ways to engage with victims who are experiencing heightened levels of isolation. We consistently retweet messages from front line organisations of the services they offer.
If you are in danger please dial 999. The Police will respond to you.
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" a massive help in building on my knowledge and confidence when working with DA perpetrators and victims"
Early Help Team, Children's Social Care
Sarah Wigley has spent her adult career working within the field of family violence. Whilst working front line within the domestic sector, Sarah realised that there was a need for expertise in relation to
domestic abuse to extend beyond the specialist domestic abuse
sector. Whilst great strides have been made since those early days
there is still some way to go!
Sarah now works with a team of associates, specialising in
supporting front line professionals and agencies whose work
involves engaging with and responding to victims of domestic abuse.
It is a key aim that all professionals have an increased awareness
and confidence to identify domestic abuse and respond
appropriately both directly to the client and within the multi agency
Projects have ranged from designing and delivering bespoke training
packages to consultancy focusing on how best to shape a local
support service in such a way that survivors and their safety remain
at the heart of the service.
Training is bespoke and designed to fit a specific need....contact us
for a chat!
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"I feel I have gained a lot of tools, knowledge and theory to support me to enhance my confidence"
Senior Family Outreach Worker