Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Each year around 2.1m people suffer some form of domestic abuse - 1.4 million women (8.5% of the population) and 700,000 men (4.5% of the population)
Caada (2014).

Considering these statistics, this course is suitable for any worker coming into contact with young people and adults. This also includes those who may be a victim’s first point of contact with a service & those working directly with children, young people and families.

200+
domestic abuse victims supported through the court process in 2016-17

In particular the sessions covers:

  • Different forms of domestic abuse – it is not solely about violence
  • Domestic abuse as a control mechanism/diversity issues
  • Definitions and prevalence of domestic abuse

Learning Outcomes:

  • Be aware of the impact of domestic abuse both locally and nationally.
  • Understand the dynamics involved in domestic abuse
  • Be aware of the impact on children and young people
  • Understand diversity issues in domestic abuse
  • Be aware of good practice in working with domestic abuse
  • Have increased knowledge of tools, processes and services that can help those affected by domestic abuse

Course Content

The session involves some PowerPoint presentation, group work, experiential exercises, video clip and flip chart work.

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