Toxic Trio: Exploring Domestic Abuse, Substance Misuse & Mental Health
Duration 1 day
This course looks at the problems families face when parenting capacity is affected by mental health, domestic abuse and substance misuse issues. Throughout the day, the course will intertwine domestic abuse and addiction with an understanding of mental health issues, allowing delegates to consider the stigma, and what professionals can do to support clients and understand how mental health issues can impact the 'family dynamic'.
This course aims to equip delegates with a better understanding of: The complexities and dynamics of abusive relationships and its impact on victims, including children The cycle of abuse, a 'victim's journey' and the reasons why victims stay in abusive relationships The impact of addiction on society, children and families The common myths, stereotypes and social tolerance Ways to support victims in responding to the threat, harm and risk of abuse How health and social care can work with addiction-family interventions
Methods of Delivery
The course uses a range of training methods to provide variety and engagement including Quiz, DVD / real survivor experiences, group discussion, flip chart/group work/feedback individual work and PowerPoint/ Presentation.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Domestic violence/abuse and addiction: Definitions and prevalence
- Common myths and stereotypes
- Impact on the individual's mental health, families and communities
- Best practice in supporting and advising people
- Community resources and signposting
- Practical Skills for frontline staff
Support workers, and anyone working with people (men or women) at risk of domestic abuse, substance misuse and/or Mental Health
There are no pre training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Dynamics of Domestic Abuse, DASH Risk Assessment & MARAC
Domestic Abuse Awareness
Working with Addiction and Substance Misuse
Mental Health Awareness