Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence
Learn to recognise the signs of domestic violence and support domestic violence survivors as a health or social care worker.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for health and social care professionals, including nurses, doctors, family support workers, and community workers.
The course will also appeal to lawyers, school teachers, police, and anyone familiar with victims of domestic violence.
This course has been designed to help practitioners who work with victims of domestic violence and abuse to provide effective support. We regret that we are unable to provide direct support to victims in this course.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the concept of gender and its contribution to gender-based violence
Define and identify different forms of domestic violence and abuse
Describe the effects of DVA on individuals who experience it and their families
Recognise signs and symptoms of domestic violence and abuse
Evaluate the role and responsibilities of professionals in their identification and management of domestic violence and abuse
Provide effective support to survivors of domestic violence and abuse