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Child Protection Programme 2021 Live Webinar Series: Young people’s Experience of Intimate Relationship Abuse

September 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am IST



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The NYCI Child Protection Programme is delivering a series of live webinars in 2021 to support the youth sector with some of the key safeguarding and child protection issues impacting them due to Covid-19.

For this webinar, The Child Protection Programme has partnered with Women’s Aid to offer a live webinar on young people’s experience of intimate relationship abuse in Ireland.


This webinar will provide an opportunity for youth workers in Ireland to learn more about young people’s experience of intimate partner violence and abuse. The webinar will provide information on the prevalence of violence and abuse against both young men and women within the context of intimate relationships. The gendered dimensions of domestic violence will be highlighted and the presenters will focus primarily on young women’s experience of intimate partner abuse.

Participants will hear about the forms of abuse young women experience and the impacts on them. The Too Into You Campaign, a public awareness campaign that helps young people and those supporting them to spot the 10 key danger signs of intimate relationship abuse will be introduced.

The session will be between 1 hour – 1.5 hours to allow for the presentation and questions.


Max 40 persons


Free of charge


Friday 17th September 2021, 10.00am – 11.30am
Online via Zoom


  • To provide youth workers with an opportunity to learn more about young people’s experience of intimate partner abuse and violence including a focus on; prevalence levels, forms of abuse including online abuse, impacts of abuse and young people’s awareness of supports and protections.
  • To raise awareness of the gendered dimensions of domestic abuse against young people and to share the stories of young women who have been subjected to intimate partner/dating abuse.
  • To provide information on the Too Into You Campaign tools, including the Online Safety Guide, that can aid young people and youth workers to:
    • Spot the signs of intimate partner/dating abuse
    • Sensitively and safely approach the subject with a young person that is experiencing abuse
    • Know what to say when someone discloses they are being abused
    • Know where to find help and how to refer a young person to specialist support agencies
    • How to maximise online safety.

Please note: Women’s Aid will address the above and all potential responses to intimate partner/dating abuse in relation to 18–25-year-olds.


  • Youth Workers, Professionals and Volunteers Working with Young People


  • NYCI Child Protection Programme and Women’s Aid


Please note:

This webinar is being provided by NYCI for youth workers in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

There has been a lot of interest in attendance and we respectfully ask that you only register for yourself to attend – do not try and register for your team/ other staff to attend. There are 40 places for this webinar only. We ran this webinar in June- this is the exact same webinar we are running again due to the interest from the sector, so please don’t register if you have already attended this webinar.

Please ensure you only register if you can attend, and contact NYCI if this changes so we can give your place to somebody else.

We will use Zoom for the online webinar. All you need to join the session is a stable internet or data connection.

There will not be a recording of the webinar.

We will contact participants and send them a link to join the Zoom webinar in advance of the session.

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate more people once these events have booked out. If the event is sold out, you can contact sophie@nyci.ie via email and ask to be put on the waitlist for any cancellations.

This webinar is part of a series of free live webinars being provided by the Child Protection Programme. You can sign up for each individual webinar.

Attendance will also be checked by one of the hosts, so ensure that the username on Zoom is the same as your name that you registered for the webinar. This will help us check attendance quickly and efficiently and protect all participants’ privacy. You can find more about changing your Zoom username here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201363203-Customizing-your-Profile


September 17, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am IST
Event Category:


Online (Zoom)


National Youth Council of Ireland
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