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Domestic Violence Awareness (1/2 day)

Duration

1/2 day

Course Overview


Domestic violence, or the more up-to-date term, domestic abuse, is prevalent within UK society. Housing support staff working in the community are more likely (than other professionals) to encounter incidents of domestic abuse and its impact on individuals and families. This course will take a comprehensive approach to defining and recognising domestic abuse, enabling delegates to draw on good practice models of support and community based resources. There will also be an opportunity to practice skills in providing effective support those customers experiencing domestic abuse.

Learning Outcomes

  • Definitions and prevalence of domestic violence (abuse)
  • Impact of domestic violence (abuse) on individuals, families and communities
  • Best practice in supporting and advising people experiencing domestic violence (abuse)
  • Community resources that assist both survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence (abuse)

Methods of Delivery


The trainer will use a variety of interactive training methods to ensure that delegates develop a thorough understanding of the topics. Use will be made of scenarios, case studies, small group work throughout the day.
  • Course Content
  • Audience
  • Training Considerations
  • Certification
  • Related Courses

Course Content

  • Understand the range of behaviours involved in defining domestic violence (abuse)
  • Have insight into the legal framework of domestic violence (abuse) including criminal and civil law
  • Understand the prevalence of domestic violence (abuse) within heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships and communities
  • Understand the impact of domestic violence (abuse) on survivors, children and perpetrators as well as the community at large
  • Have practiced skills in supporting, advising and referring people impacted by domestic violence (abuse) within the support worker role, with reference to the Help Seeking Cycle.
  • Be aware of existing community based resources and multi-agency forums
  • Appreciate how domestic violence (abuse) links to safeguarding procedures and risk assessment/management

Target Audience

This course will be useful for support workers who are working with survivors or perpetrators of domestic violence (abuse) as well as children who may be impacted by domestic violence (abuse).

Training Considerations

There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

Certification

Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Related Courses

Child Sexual Exploitation
Forced Marriage
Honour Based Abuse
 
Domestic Violence Awareness (1/2 day)
Duration: 1/2 day

Course overview:
Domestic violence, or the more up-to-date term, domestic abuse, is prevalent within UK society. Housing support staff working in the community are more likely (than other professionals) to encounter incidents of domestic abuse and its impact on individuals and families. This course will take a comprehensive approach to defining and recognising domestic abuse, enabling delegates to draw on good practice models of support and community based resources. There will also be an opportunity to practice skills in providing effective support those customers experiencing domestic abuse.

Learning Outcomes:
· Definitions and prevalence of domestic violence (abuse)
· Impact of domestic violence (abuse) on individuals, families and communities
· Best practice in supporting and advising people experiencing domestic violence (abuse)
· Community resources that assist both survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence (abuse)

Methods of delivery:
The trainer will use a variety of interactive training methods to ensure that delegates develop a thorough understanding of the topics. Use will be made of scenarios, case studies, small group work throughout the day.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
· Understand the range of behaviours involved in defining domestic violence (abuse)
· Have insight into the legal framework of domestic violence (abuse) including criminal and civil law
· Understand the prevalence of domestic violence (abuse) within heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships and communities
· Understand the impact of domestic violence (abuse) on survivors, children and perpetrators as well as the community at large
· Have practiced skills in supporting, advising and referring people impacted by domestic violence (abuse) within the support worker role, with reference to the Help Seeking Cycle.
· Be aware of existing community based resources and multi-agency forums
· Appreciate how domestic violence (abuse) links to safeguarding procedures and risk assessment/management

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course will be useful for support workers who are working with survivors or perpetrators of domestic violence (abuse) as well as children who may be impacted by domestic violence (abuse).

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

CERTIFICATION
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.



RELATED COURSES
Child Sexual Exploitation
Forced Marriage
Honour Based Abuse

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