Domestic Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Overview

Domestic abuse is a serious and widespread problem affecting nearly 10% of women and 5% of men every year. Domestic abuse leads to, on average, two women being murdered each week and 30 men each year, according to statistics from Living Without Abuse.

Audience

This course is intended for anyone who needs to learn about domestic abuse. Note: This course can form part of an induction programme for new starters, it is also intended for all people who want to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have knowledge of

  • What domestic abuse is
  • The social and financial impact domestic abuse has
  • New definition of domestic abuse, which now includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse and threats and intimidation
  • Why people might stay in abusive relationships
  • The risks involved in leaving abusive relationships
  • What coercive control is
  • The psychology of the abuser, including narcissistic personality disorder
  • Male victims of domestic abuse
  • Adolescent to parent violence and abuse (AVPA)
  • Honour-based violence
  • What you can do to help victims
  • Local authority support
  • Legal support

Modules

his course contains the following three topics within one module:

  • Understanding domestic abuse
  • Different types
  • Support for victims

The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides

Contact Us

Unit G1 Hoxton Works, 128 Hoxton Street, London, N1 6SH, England
Phone: +44 (0)20 7613 3444

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