Awareness of Domestic Abuse

Key Information:  
Dates: Please contact us
Venue: North London Business Park or purchasing organisation's own venue
Duration: Full day

Target Audience

This course is ideal for you if you are working with individuals who are, or may be, at risk of domestic violence.  It is especially relevant to staff who support children, young people and their families.


This course aims to define domestic violence and develop your understanding of how domestic violence happens and the impact it has on the victims.  It also aims to assist you in recognising the signs that ensure the safety of children and young people.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course yo will know what domestic violence is and how to spot the signs that it may be taking place.  You will know why domestic violence happens and the impact it has on children and young people.  You will know how to assess risk and use the best practice to report concerns.

Course Contents

  • The meaning of the term 'domestic violence'
  • The Duluth model
  • The prevalence of domestic violence
  • How and why domestic volence happens
  • Who the perpetrators and victims are
  • How children and young people respond to the abuse
  • The indicators of domestic abuse
  • The impact of domestic violence on the victim
  • Responding to concerns about domestic violence
  • How and where you can access further information