Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Who is this training for?

    • What can you expect?

    • How to use this e-learning

    • Why e-learning?

    • Welcome from our Director of Community Services

    • Trigger Warning

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Case studies

    • Meet Audrey

    • Meet Sasha

    • Meet Ali

  • 2

    WHY we need to understand and tackle domestic abuse in our work

    • Introduction

    • How common is domestic abuse?

    • Is it gendered?

    • Does it happen in Dudley?

    • Why does it matter?

    • Impact on health

    • Multiple disadvantage

    • Impact on children

    • The socio-economic cost of domestic abuse

    • Katrina's Journey - the socio-economic costs of domestic abuse

    • What impact can you have?

    • Summary

  • 3

    WHAT is domestic abuse?

    • WHAT is domestic abuse?

    • Raj introduces the section

    • Defining domestic abuse

    • Defining domestic abuse

    • Defining domestic abuse

    • Defining domestic abuse

    • Defining domestic abuse activity

    • Types of domestic abuse

    • Audrey

    • Financial/ economic abuse

    • Emotional/ psychological abuse

    • Sasha

    • Physical abuse

    • Sexual abuse

    • Ali

    • Ali

    • Ali

    • Ali

    • Coercive and controlling behaviour

    • Sasha, Audrey and Ali's experiences of coercive control

    • Sasha

    • Audrey

    • Ali

    • Is this coercive control?

    • Reflection

    • A normal response to an abnormal situation

    • What is trauma?

    • The trauma process

    • The trauma process

    • Domestic abuse as trauma

    • Staff spotlight - trauma presentations

    • Cycle of abuse

    • Cycle of abuse

    • Stalking

    • What is stalking?

    • Staff spotlight: stalking

    • Sasha and Lee

    • What do you think?

    • So called honour based abuse and forced marriage

    • So called honour based abuse and forced marriage

    • Staff spotlight - So-called honour based abuse

    • Forced marriage warning signs

    • TRUE or FALSE - Forced marriage and so-called honour based abuse

    • Summary

  • 4

    HOW your practice can have an impact

    • HOW your practice can have an impact

    • Raj introduces the section

    • Identifying a concern

    • Identifying a concern

    • Staff Spotlight - asking about domestic abuse

    • Sasha's behaviour change

    • Reflection

    • Creating a safe environment

    • The language that we use

    • Listening skills

    • Key qualities

    • Key qualities

    • Key qualities

    • Key qualities poster

    • Dr Karen Triesman - 'every interaction can be an intervention'

    • Sasha's appointment - asking the right questions

    • Sasha's appointment - asking the right questions

    • Identify the helpful and unhelpful statements

    • Reflection

    • Understanding risk

    • Understanding risk

    • SafeLives DASH risk assessment

    • Common risk factors

    • Sasha's risk assessment - DASH

    • Sasha's risk assessment - MARAC

    • Sasha's risk assessment - SPOC

    • DASH risk assessment

    • Resource templates

    • The Single Point of Contact (SPOC) process

    • Holly attends MARAC - meet the professionals

    • Holly attends MARAC - updates

    • Holly attends MARAC - actions

    • MARAC

    • Other interventions

    • Why is domestic abuse underreported?

    • Why is domestic abuse underreported?

    • Barriers

    • Barriers: not feeling emotionally ready or safe

    • The Grief Cycle

    • Audrey

    • Audrey and the grief cycle

    • How does domestic abuse trap people?

    • Audrey's living arrangements

    • Reflection

    • Audrey - losses and gains

    • Barriers: eligibility and access to services

    • Staff spotlight - supporting someone with NRPF

    • Sources of support for people with no recourse to public funds (NRPF)

    • Barriers: disability and health problems

    • Staff spotlight - health issues as barriers

    • Ali's health problem

    • Barriers: multiple disadvantage

    • What is multiple disadvantage?

    • Staff spotlight - engaging with someone with multiple disadvantage

    • Barriers: diversity

    • Diversity and specialist domestic abuse support

    • It doesn't end when someone leaves

    • Staff spotlight - the impact of stalking

    • Sasha meets with Lee

    • Reflection

    • Why does Sasha respond in this way?

    • Sasha's IDVA support

    • Staff spotlight - the power of peer support and group work

    • Group work feedback

    • Summary

  • 5

    Summary and next steps

    • Summary

    • Quiz

    • Thank you

    • Additional resources and contact details

    • Useful downloads

    • Your wellbeing is important

    • Course evaluation

    • Next steps - booking onto a workshop

Reviews

4 star rating

responding to DA

Claudia Walker

This course was very informative and gave me an insight into the affects of DA on the victims. All the services that provide support to the victims and the i...

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This course was very informative and gave me an insight into the affects of DA on the victims. All the services that provide support to the victims and the impact it can have on there lives. How it affects that children and the long term damage that it has on a individual as well as the family as a whole

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5 star rating

Section 1

Natalie Tromans

Very useful

Very useful

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