Financial Abuse has hit the headlines in recent years and people who interact with vulnerable sections of the community need to be able to spot the signs and how to deal with it.
This course is intended for anyone who interacts with actual or potential victims of financial abuse, including local authority finance staff, voluntary group etc. You do not need advance knowledge of the subject before attending.
This intense half day training course is designed to equip you with an understanding of the legal possibilities in challenging financial abuse.
The course will cover the following:
- Definitions of vulnerability and of financial abuse
- Understanding of different types of offences, with case examples
- The nature of victims, who they are and why this happens
- The nature of perpetrators, who they are and why they do it
- The prevalence and extent of financial abuse
- Consideration of the various crime situations, with case examples
- Key issues to consider when tackling financial abuse
- The role of Civil Law and the role of solicitors when it comes to tackling financial abuse.
By the end of the session participants will have an understanding of the extent of financial abuse, the nature of such abuse (including victims and perpetrators) and the options for using the law in protecting victims, including the specific value of civil law in such matters, also include the use of solicitors in the process. This course is certificated and more details (with dates and prices ) can be found online: www.willowcentre.co.uk/courses.