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Domestic Abuse

Our Domestic Abuse course enables attendees to understand the characteristics of domestic abuse, the signs, the impact as well as how you can support the survivors.

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About Domestic Abuse

What are the characteristics of domestic abuse? What are the signs of domestic abuse? What is the power and control wheel? What is the difference between controlling and coercive behaviours? What is gaslighting? What is financial and emotional abuse? What damage can domestic abuse cause? What types of impacts can domestic abuse have on children? What is the best practice to support victims? What are some of the coping strategies available?

Our Domestic Abuse course can help you to answer the questions above and more.

The office for national statistics estimated that 2.4 million adults experienced abuse in the year ending March 2022. They estimate that this equates to 1.7 million women and 699,000 men. This data may be unreliable due to incidents which have not been reported by men.

Through our Domestic Abuse course, you will gain an understanding of how gender, low income, age, pregnancy, separation/ divorce as well as illness or disability play a part in domestic abuse. You will learn the signs of someone being involved in domestic abuse. You will learn what the power and control wheel is. You will learn what controlling behaviour is and what coercive behaviour is. You will learn what gaslighting is as well as the different forms. You will learn what financial and emotional abuse is. You will learn the damage can be caused by domestic abuse. You will learn the impact domestic abuse has on children and their development. You will also learn the coping strategies as well as support available for survivors.

What does this course cover?

  • The different characteristics of domestic abuse.
  • Understand the different legislation in place within domestic abuse.
  • Understand how children living with domestic abuse affects them.
  • Recognise the importance of coping strategies.
  • Understand why victims may keep quiet.

Who is our Domestic Abuse for?

Our Domestic Abuse course is for anyone, whatever care, or non-care sector you work for our session will provide you with the knowledge. Examples can be anyone who works with individuals who are a survivor of domestic abuse, anyone who would like more insight to what domestic abuse is and how it affects an individual.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss the support that is available for survivors of domestic abuse.
  • Discuss the roles of a social worker as well as the role of the police in the situation of an individual involved within domestic abuse.
  • Recognise what Clare’s Law is.
  • Be able to understand the importance of legislation.
  • Demonstrate the different positive and negative coping strategies that are available.
  • Develop, knowledge, skills, and strategies to understand why an individual may not leave their abuser.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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