Is this programme for you?
Managers and staff should be trained to respond to a disclosure of domestic violence and abuse sensitively and in a way that ensures people’s safety. They should also be aware of the organisational safeguarding responsibilities, and able to direct people to specialist services.
Aims of the course
By the end of this course, learners will explore:
- Statutory definitions and type of abuse
- Terminology, dynamics, statistics
- Statutory definition of domestic abuse
- Different types of abusive behaviours
- Prevalence and perpetrators of domestic abuse
- Impact of domestic abuse on victims and survivors
- Myth busting – Domestic abuse
- Conversations at work, setting up workshops
- Specialist support services and interventions available for victims, children and perpetrators
- Their Organisational Domestic Abuse Policy and how to sign post
- Signposting and support – HR, managers, champions support, signpost and safeguard effectively.
Who should attend?
The course is open to all staff – no prior knowledge is required.
This course will increase awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and enable delegates to feel confident in talking about domestic abuse and signposting colleagues to specialist support.
Time: 9.30 to 16.00
This session is being held virtually via Microsoft Teams.