This course is aimed at all staff who are delivering services to children/young people and families
A half days training this course will give participants an understanding of Domestic Abuse, an issue which effects 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men in the United Kingdom.
This course will allow participants to build knowledge of the subject and apply current research and best practice to their areas of work. The course will also ask participants to consider their local policies and procedures in relation to recognising and responding to Domestic Abuse
- To understand the law, statuary guidance, research and evidence in relation to Domestic Abuse
- To understand possible signs and symptoms of Domestic Abuse
- To view Domestic Abuse within the wider context of safeguarding both children and adults
- To understand the organisational responsibility to respond to Domestic Abuse
- To consider partner agencies roles where a concern about Domestic Abuse has been identified. E.G MAPPA, MARAC, Child/Adult protection processes
- To understand how best to work with victims, family members and perpetrators of Domestic Abuse.
- To understand how to manage and assess (MASH, RIC ETC risk for victims and family members in Domestically Abusive households
- To consider and develop knowledge of specific Domestic Abuse services available to support clients/victims of Domestic Abuse within your local area
- To understand the emotional impact of recognising and responding to Domestic Abuse.
- To understand Clare’s law and when it can be applied.
- To understand Police responsibilities and powers