Pre-requisite knowledge: Delegates should have completed the 'Domestic Abuse Awareness' e-learning package (or similar awareness raising training)
Course Aim: To develop skills in working with families where there is domestic abuse, and to gain confidence in responding to their needs.
Learning outcomes - By the end of this course participants should:
Have considered the power and control dynamics of domestic violence/abuse and what this may look like in practice.
Have considered why victims and perpetrators do not disclose domestic abuse and develop skills to support disclosure.
Understand what risk assessment frameworks are used in Norfolk and how this contributes to safety planning.
Be able to identify the risks and long-term impact presented by domestic abuse to children’s safety, development and education.
Understand the impact of domestic abuse on the non-abusing parent and how this can affect their ability to care appropriately.
Be able to identify the additional risk factors associated with domestic abuse, such as mental health, drugs and alcohol use.
Understand the links between domestic abuse, mental health and trauma, and understand the principles and values of a trauma-informed approach.
Have developed skills in working with other agencies to support families where there is Domestic Abuse.
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