Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse


Domestic abuse affects 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men in the UK.

In this program, you'll delve into the complex world of domestic abuse, equipping yourself with the knowledge and skills to make a meaningful difference. Explore the various facets of abuse, learn to recognize tell-tale signs and red flags, and gain a deep understanding of the cycle of abuse. 

Discover how domestic abuse impacts survivors and how technology can play a role. With our expert guidance, you'll develop essential communication skills, empathetic responses, and a solid grasp of available support resources. 

Learn the importance of multi-agency working and explore the legal aspects of intervention, all while diving into strategies for prevention and advocacy. By the end of this course, you'll emerge with a profound sense of empowerment, ready to be a beacon of change within your community. Join us on this journey toward creating safer, more nurturing environments for all.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand the signs and symptoms of domestic abuse

  • To understand the emotional impact on the victim and on the wider family and children

  • To understand how to respond to disclosures and concerns, whilst providing support to the victim and connecting them with resources and support services.

  • Understand the importance of multi-agency working and where you fit into the process

  • Gain a brief overview of legal aspects and reporting obligations.

  • Reflect on your learning journey and identify next steps for personal and professional development.

Join us for this course and become equipped to make a real difference in the lives of those affected by domestic abuse.

For more information please contact Katie Wainwright at: katie.wainwright@al-healthcare.co.uk

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