Domestic Violence Training


Training and Awareness Raising

We can provide the following training to your organisation.


1. Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

This is a 1 day course that (learning outcomes)

  • Be aware of the long-term physical, sexual & psychological damage inflicted on women by abusive men.
  • Have an understanding of the reasons behind male violence to known women.
  • Identify domestic violence as a child protection issue.
  • Have an understanding of diversity issues in domestic violence cases.
  • Be aware of what constitutes good practice in working with male violence to know women.

 

2. Domestic Abuse Train the Trainers

This is a 3 day course

After the three days Trainers will:

  • Have a clear framework of inputs, exercises & experiences designed to meet the learning objectives.
  • Have skills to encourage a constructive atmosphere in which learning is enabled.
  • Be aware of the long-term physical, sexual & psychological damage inflicted on women by abusive men.
  • Have an understanding of the reasons behind male violence to known women.
  • Identify domestic violence as a child protection issue.
  • Have an understanding of diversity issues in domestic violence cases.
  • Be aware of what constitutes good practice in working with male violence to know women.
  • Have taken responsibility for their own learning.
  • Participate in exercises & contribute from their own experience to enable them to understand the importance of appropriate sharing when facilitating the course.
  • Co-operate with their co trainers and each other to meet the learning objectives.
  • Listen to and respect each other.
  • Constructively challenge discriminatory behaviour.
  • Be prompt and keep to time boundaries.
  • Course content:
  • Naming the behaviour
  • Definition and Prevalence of Domestic Abuse
  • Why Women stay
  • Why some men abuse
  • Effects on Children and Young People
  • Multi Agency Approach
  • Diversity issues

 


3. Safeguarding Children affected by Domestic Violence

  • This is a one day course
  • Develop methods of working which promote fair and inclusive practice to all children and families
  • Define domestic violence
  • Recognise domestic violence
  • Understand the effect of domestic violence on children as well as their families
  • Understand Risk factors in domestic violence situations for children as well as adults
  • Understand the power-control dynamics of domestic violence/abuse
  • Have some knowledge about prevalence of domestic violence/abuse
  • Appropriately intervene in families where domestic violence is an issue to ensure children’s well being
  • Use some skills they have practiced on the course for use with children and families
  • Empower victims/survivors of violence

 

4. Developing Services for children affected by Domestic Violence

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding of HARV and Background to children and young people service
  • Values and Aims of children’s services
  • Adult and Children and Young People specific conflicting and complimentary.
  • Business planning and fundraising strategies

 

We can develop tailor made training to meet the learning needs of your organisation. Please contact Debbie for discuss options further.

e-mail: debbie@harvoutreach.org.uk

Telephone: 01254 238455