This course aims to give you an awareness of what domestic violence and abuse is and how to identify it whilst also describing best practice when supporting those experiencing domestic abuse.
After completing this course you should be able to:
- Explain what domestic violence and abuse is and identify who is at risk.
- Describe the physical and psychological effects of domestic violence and abuse.
- Classify the behaviours displayed by an abusive person.
- Explain the impact of domestic violence and abuse on children, young people and adults at risk.
- Outline the MARAC Process.
- Describe best practices for supporting those experiencing domestic violence.
- What is domestic violence and abuse?
- The power and control wheel.
- Impact on children, young people and adults at risk.
- The MARAC process.
- Best practice for supporting victims.
- Further assistance and summary.
This course was created through consultation with a highly experienced subject matter expert, who has over 30 years’ experience working with victims of domestic violence.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download and print a certificate.
Approximately 1- 1.5 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like. This course does however have several downloadable PDFs with additional information in, which you can print off and read in your own time.
All professionals who are required to offer effective support to victims of domestic violence and abuse.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.