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Organisation Description

Savana is a registered charity providing support for anyone who has experienced or is affected by any form of sexual violence including rape; sexual violence; domestic violence; ‘honour’ related violence; female genital mutilation and childhood sexual abuse whether recently or in the past.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Honour Related Violence

    Training Course | Savana

    This course will raise awareness about the issues involved with 'honour' related violence (hrv) including triggers, reasons and punishment. It will cover the difference between arranged and forced marriage and links to hrv, as well as the values and perceptions and difficulty with accessing support services.

  • Female Genital Mutilation

    Workshop | Savana

    This course raises awareness around the issues involved with female genital mutilation (fgm) including procedures and recognising the physical and emotional impact to individuals. Identifying triggers for fgm and looking at the cultural barriers for women seeking help.

  • Forced Marriage

    Training Course | Savana

    To raise awareness around forced marriage. Knowing the difference between forced and arranged marriage and recognising the emotional and physical impact. Safeguarding of children & young people at risk of forced marriage. Identifying barriers to those seeking help. Forced marriage protection orders and who can apply

  • Note Taking

    Training Course | Savana

    The course will explore the process of note taking highlighting how to make appropriate notes, company policies, confidentiality, data protection and the law concerning children and vulnerable adults

  • Responding To Disclosure

    Training Course | Savana

    This training course will explore what constitutes sexual violence and how to cope and deal with disclosure; including identifying local sources of help. The session is aimed at anyone who may have to deal with disclosure during the course of their work.

  • 3 Day Crisis Worker Training

    Training Course | Savana

    This 3 day course covers: Legal definitions for rape and sexual violence; awareness around female genital mutilation; forensic examinations for victims including current police procedure; reactions of victims; working professionally; emergency procedures and self-care.

  • Lets Play

    Training Course | Savana

    This course is designed around Play and creative methods used to connect with a client. This is a very interactive course which emphasises different forms of play that can enhance communication. This is also aimed at personal development for the professional; as we learn to play.

  • Sexual Violence Within Domestic Violence

    Training Course | Savana

    This course will show how to know what constitutes sexual abuse and explore attitudes; values and beliefs around sexual abuse. It will also show how to recognise signs of domestic and sexual abuse in the workplace.

  • Looking Good; Feeling Great

    Training Course | Savana

    This is a confidence building programme for women. The six two hour sessions include relaxation; colour and self-image and include lifestyle hints and tips; self-awareness and fun exercises. It is a very informal way of providing skills and information.

  • Awareness Of The Effects Of Sexual Violence

    Training Course | Savana

    This 8 week course covers the effects of all types of sexual violence including Rape; Honour related violence; female genital mutilation; ritual abuse; exploitation; childhood sexual abuse etc. There is an emphasis on care for self for those working within this area and for those you support.

  • Health Implications of Sex Work; Sexual Violence; Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

    Training Course | Savana

    This is a two day training course covering sexual and domestic violence; with an emphasis on emotional and physical effects experienced through sex work and human trafficking.

  • Abuse linked to Witchcraft and Spirit Possession

    Training Course | Savana

    This training day covers the effects of abuse related to witchcraft and spirit possession through to deliverance and exorcism; including an insight into high profile cases and serious case reviews. With a familiarity of terminology and language used to help professionals working within this area and guidance to safeguarding procedures.
  • On The Rocks & Mini-Me...The Inner Child

    Workshop | Savana

    The workshop explores the theory of Bronfenbrenner and ecological systems through to theories around the ‘Inner Child’. The main focus encompasses ‘Inner Child’ Work and practical applications for play throughout

  • Kickin it with Confidence

    Training Course | Savana

    A confidence building course for young people who may have experienced sexual abuse or exploitation. This course looks at healthy relationships; consent and the law; safety and assertiveness with an emphasis on self-worth

  • Working With Children

    Training Course | Savana

    This training course offers a theoretical and practical insight into the use of play and art therapy when working with children; allowing professionals to build a portfolio to creative techniques.

  • Child Sexual Exploitation

    Training Course | Savana

    This one day course explores what constitutes Child Sexual exploitation; from signs and vulnerabilities to risk assessment and management. Looking at high profile cases with an emphasis on the emotional impact experienced by young people involved in exploitation.

  • Child Sexual Exploitation

    Training Course | Savana

    This one day course explores what constitutes Child Sexual exploitation; from signs and vulnerabilities to risk assessment and management. Looking at high profile cases with an emphasis on the emotional impact experienced by young people involved in exploitation.

  • Gangs and Sexual Violence

    Training Course | Savana

    This training course offers an insight into gang culture and the use of sexual violence; with an emphasis on the roles that girls and women fulfil within gang culture including victim to perpetrator behaviour.

  • ‘Stealthing and Catfishing’ workshop

    Workshop | Savana

    This 2 hour workshop introduces the ‘Trend’ of Stealthing and ‘Catfishing’; with emphasis placed around the risk of both of these practices and an over view of the technical legalities.

  • Awareness of the effects of sexual violence

    Training Course | Savana

    Awareness of the effects of sexual violence