We have partnered with Wolverhampton University, St Mungo’s and Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid to organise a free event for practitioners and support workers. The ‘Empowering female rough sleepers, learning day’ will feature research presentations, best practice discussions and ‘bite size’ training on mental health and legal highs by SIFA Fireside’s training manager.
The day will include the presentation of Professor Kate Moss’ EU DAPHNE funded project which aims to increase the knowledge base related to Women Rough Sleepers. The project aims to develop knowledge transfer activities that equip organisations so that they can set up or adopt effective policy, strategies and services to meet the needs of Women Rough Sleepers.
The day will help to train delegates on the subject of empowering women rough sleepers to protect themselves from violence on the streets. Discussing the 2 year research study in the UK and Slovenia & Hungary as well as West Midlands based best practice and barriers. Delegates will also be able to contribute to feedback taken to Government and European Parliament, Policy Makers & European Networks.