Domestic Abuse Awareness - NEW COURSE!
Duration 1 day
Course Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
This course will give you a good foundation and understanding of domestic violence/abuse and enable you to understand its complexities. There is often confusion around what constitutes domestic violence and abuse so this course is for delegates who believe that their practice can improve by gaining a better understanding of Domestic Violence and the complexities of intimate partner abuse. We will also look at and understand why female victims stay in a relationship as well as exploring the mind of a perpetrator.
Definitions and Categories of Domestic Violence / AbuseMyths, stereotypes and common prejudices Overview of statisticsCoercive Control and Gaslighting Stalking and Harassment Understanding the Cycle of ViolenceThe Power and Control Wheel Signposting
Methods of Delivery
The facilitator will use a wide range of methods including group discussion, sub-group work, Powerpoint presentation, interactive exercises, case studies, and flipchart work to ensure that the course objectives are met.
- Learning Objectives
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
Understand the current government definitions and legislation around domestic violence(abuse) Understand the complexity of power and control in intimate partner relationships Have a clear understanding of the cycle of violence and why victims stay in abusive/violent relationships Gain good knowledge of the categories of Violence/AbuseUnderstand Coercive ControlHave a clearer understanding of the way perpetrators use power and control Be aware of signposting options and how to safely respond to disclosures of abuse
Anyone working with people affected by Domestic Violence/Abuse.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.
Dynamics of Domestic Abuse, DASH Risk Assessment & MARAC