Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Before you start...

    • Who is this training for?

    • What can you expect?

    • Why e-learning?

    • Trigger Warning

    • Learning outcomes

    • Case studies

    • Meet Jake

    • Meet Milly and Jade

  • 2

    WHY it is important that we recognise domestic abuse in the context of children and families

    • Introduction

    • How prevalent is domestic abuse for children?

    • What does the law say?

    • What about the age of the child?

    • Children as co-victims

    • Domestic abuse still occurs after separation

    • We know there have been missed opportunities

    • Summary

  • 3

    WHAT impact domestic abuse has on children and families

    • Introduction

    • What the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 says

    • The Adoption and Children Act 2002

    • Abuse of children wheel

    • Abuse of children wheel

    • Milly

    • Milly

    • Jade

    • Jade

    • Milly and Jade

    • Milly and Jade

    • Professor Evan Stark: Coercive Control and Children VIDEO

    • Growing up with coercive control: a real example VIDEO

    • Post-separation Power and Control Wheel

    • Post-separation power and control wheel

    • Relating the post-separation abuse wheel to Jake's situation

    • Staff spotlight - post separation abuse

    • The impact of domestic abuse on children

    • Age dependent impacts

    • The impact of domestic abuse on children VIDEO

    • Jake's behaviour

    • Reflection

    • Jake's behaviour explained

    • Milly's behaviour

    • Reflection

    • Milly's behaviour explained

    • Jade's behaviour

    • Reflection

    • Jade's behaviour explained

    • Interpersonal relationships

    • Milly and Jade's relationship

    • Going through the family court system

    • Housing and homelessness

    • Quotes from children who had to move out of the home

    • Staff spotlight on moving to refuge

    • Summary

  • 4

    HOW your practice can have an impact

    • Introduction

    • Identifying a concern

    • Warning signs

    • Warning signs VIDEO

    • The child’s voice is vital: a missed opportunity

    • Supporting children VIDEO

    • Talking to children about domestic abuse - top tips

    • Talking to children about domestic abuse - top tips poster

    • Starting a dialogue with Milly

    • Starting a dialogue with Milly

    • Staff spotlight - talking to children about domestic abuse

    • Barriers

    • Age as a barrier - Jake

    • What are Jade's barriers?

    • What are Milly's barriers?

    • Talking to Milly

    • Talking to Milly

    • Points to consider

    • Reflection

    • Avoiding collusion

    • Perpetrators are not good parents

    • The Domino Effect

    • What can you do as professionals?

    • The Three Planet Model VIDEO

    • The Three Planet Model

    • Awareness of protective factors

    • Support services and processes

    • Jake's safeguarding referral

    • Dudley Safeguarding Resources

    • Jake

    • Operation Encompass

    • Operation Encompass

    • Support services for children and young people

    • Summary

  • 5

    Summary

    • Course summary

    • Quiz

    • Additional resources and contact details for children and families

    • Useful downloads

    • Your wellbeing is important

    • Course evaluation

    • Next steps

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