H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy (Helping Other People Everyday) is dedicated to providing high quality, user friendly and cost effective specialist Domestic Abuse training in a professional setting with experienced and accredited trainers.
Our aim is to equip professionals/practitioners with tools and guidance notes to increase better understanding and provide support to clients with presenting issues.
H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy have been offering professional domestic abuse training since December 2007. Since its existence it has trained over a number of professionals
All training courses give practitioners the opportunity to learn about the domestic abuse subjects in greater depth and receive interactive training providing them a better opportunity to support them in their role.
We offer in house training packages to organizations, providing tailor made courses and workshops to meet the specific needs of those working with people suffering from Domestic Abuse.
H.O.P.E was also selected for an Example of Excellence under The BT Better Awards for the Forced Marriages & Honour Based violence conference that was held in Leicester on 25th November 2008. This conference was organized in conjunction with Leicestershire Constabulary, Ministry of Justice department and young people from Leicester.
H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy worked very closely with The Prince’s Trust in setting up a young people’s training group for 2008/2009 and worked on developing a DVD on Domestic Abuse and how it is affecting young people in Leicester. In November 2009 H.O.P.E won the Community Impact Award for the East Midlands. In 2010 HOPE came as a finalist in the Princes Trust Impact awards in London.
In 2011 HOPE Training started delivering HBV Train The Trainer sessions for staff and developed a 6 week program for young people experiencing Forced Marriages & Honour Based Violence.
About the founder of H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy
Meena Kumari was selected as a winner of the young achiever of the year award (under Women of Achievement awards in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland) in March 2008. This was for the work she had done in Training to professionals across the UK.
In 2009 Meena joined the SAFE project (part of emh group) to run a domestic abuse outreach provision. In 2012 this expanded to a DV helpline, IDVA, Refuge, Santuary projects and delivering the freedom program and the Recovery Toolkit.
In 2015 Meena joined enable care and support (part of emh group) at the Organisational Lead for Safeguarding. Meena led on CQC audits, DoLs and safeguarding training and advice for staff.
Also in 2015 Meena was awarded a certificate from IKWRO as part of the True Honour awards on her vital work to end “honour” based violence and support survivors.
In October 2016 Meena joined Victim Supoort as thier first national Lead on Domestic abuse and Sexual violence information on VS can be found here https://www.victim-support.org.uk
Meena is also an associate trainer with Safelives and is currently delivering thier Domestic Abuse Matters program to Police first responders information on this from Safelives can be found here http://www.safelives.org.uk/training/police