National Stalking Training Academy - Stalking, Harassment, Cyberstalking: What you need to know
confident that if someone reported to you or your staff that they were a
vicitim of stalking, cyberstalking or harassment you would know what to
This growing issue is
far more prevalent than many practitioners realise and linked to other
areas such as Anti Social Behaviour and Domestic Violence.
The specialist courses
offered by the NSTA are designed to de-mystify stalking in all its forms
and provide practitioners with real tools and skills to combat this
The courses are available both "in house" or at a series of national training events starting in September.
The National Stalking Training Academy (NSTA) was launched in 2011 with the backing of the Home Secretary.
is a deeply disturbing crime with many victims living in fear for years
- this has to stop. That is why tackling stalking forms a key part of
our action plan to end violence against women and girls"
welcome the new training programme which will help improve
understanding of stalking and most importantly ensure that all agencies
treat it as a serious issue." Home Secretary Theresa May speaking of the National Stalking Training Academy at its launch
In partnership with
the Network for Surviving Stalking and the National Centre for
Cyberstalking Research The NSTA provides training and guidance to
agencies, organisations and individuals who deal with or have duty of
care to those who are affected by or at risk from stalking &
The recent changes to
the law and the increased prevalance of stalking and harrasment in all
its forms mean that now, more than ever, frontline practitioners must
understand and respond to this growing issue.
interesting and relevant topic - I now feel better equipped to support
our clients with this information. It was quite an eye opener to learn
how vulnerable we all are and how easy it is for people to find any one
of us by tracking our cyber footprint." Attendee of "Cyberstalking: Technology Risks for Victims" training
The NSTA currently
offers two training courses which can be delivered either in house or at
one of the open programme events throughout the country. The courses
are "Understanding and Responding to Stalking" and "Cyberstalking: Technology Risks for Victims". Both courses include the most up to date research and guidance based on best practice and all relevant current legislation.
The next open programme dates are now open for subscription. To find your nearest training day please visit www.cspacademy.ac.uk/NationalStalkingTrainingAcademy-Events.htm or click here
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