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Domestic Abuse Awareness - NEW COURSE!

Duration

1 day
Course Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Course Overview



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.

Course Content



  • Definitions and Categories of Domestic Violence / Abuse
  • Myths, stereotypes and common prejudices
  • Overview of statistics
  • Coercive Control and Gaslighting
  • Stalking and Harassment
  • Understanding the Cycle of Violence
  • The 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
    • Audience
    • Training Considerations
    • Certification
    • Related Courses

    Learning Objectives

    Learning outcomes:
  • 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/Abuse
  • Understand Coercive Control
  • Have 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
  • Target Audience

    Anyone working with people affected by Domestic Violence/Abuse.

    Training Considerations

    There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

    Certification

    Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

    Related Courses

    Dynamics of Domestic Abuse, DASH Risk Assessment & MARAC
     
    Domestic Abuse Awareness - NEW COURSE!
    Duration: 1 day
    Course Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

    Course overview:

    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.

    Course content:


    · Definitions and Categories of Domestic Violence / Abuse
    · Myths, stereotypes and common prejudices
    · Overview of statistics
    · Coercive Control and Gaslighting
    · Stalking and Harassment
    · Understanding the Cycle of Violence
    · The 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
    Learning outcomes:

    · 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/Abuse
    · Understand Coercive Control
    · Have 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

    TARGET AUDIENCE
    Anyone working with people affected by Domestic Violence/Abuse.

    TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
    There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

    CERTIFICATION
    Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

    RELATED COURSES
    Dynamics of Domestic Abuse, DASH Risk Assessment & MARAC

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