An introductory-level awareness-raising course for non-specialist workers. To understand how Domestic Violence and Abuse affects individuals and communities and how to respond effectively.

Course Aims: 

  • Describe the meaning and scope of Domestic Violence and Abuse and the role of gender socialisation.
  • Understand the impact of Domestic Violence and Abuse on adults and children.
  • Understand what prevents victims / survivors leaving abusive relationships.
  • Identify barriers to reporting and address agencies’ difficulties in responding.
  • Identify some risk factors and the importance of working within good practice guidelines to support disclosure.

Course Outline: 

  • Meaning and scope of Domestic Violence and Abuse and the role of gender socialisation
  • Characteristics and definitions of Domestic Violence and Abuse.
  • Gender socialisation and entitlement
  • Understanding what prevents victims / survivors leaving abusive relationships
  • Good practice guidelines

How to book:

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