Domestic Abuse eLearning course

Domestic abuse is an under reported crime, however, the number of cases reported from 2020 to 2021 increased by 6%. This is a continuing trend indicating increases each year.

This course has been created to increase awareness about domestic abuse in the context of providing social care services. We explore the impact on individuals, children, families, relationships and the people who are providing support to victims of abuse. We also look at the new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 which offers greater protection for people being abused and makes prosecuting more straight-forward.

  • What is domestic abuse?
  • How prevalent is domestic abuse
  • The impact of domestic abuse
  • Understanding myths and facts about domestic abuse
  • Signs of domestic abuse
  • Risk factors and reducing the likelihood of domestic abuse
  • Legislation and government response
  • How to respond to suspicion, allegations and disclosures of domestic abuse
  • Providing ongoing support to people who have experienced domestic abuse
This course has been designed specifically for people who would like to understand more about domestic abuse in a social care context. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know in general.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

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Domestic Abuse eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Domestic Abuse course

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Understand what is domestic abuse
  • Recognise how prevalent domestic abuse is
  • Identify the impact of domestic abuse
  • Understand myths and facts about domestic abuse
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of domestic abuse
  • Recognise the risk factors and identify how to reduce the likelihood of domestic abuse
  • Understand legislation and the government’s response to domestic abuse
  • Identify how to respond to suspicion, allegations and disclosures of domestic abuse
  • Acknowledge how to provide ongoing support to people who have experienced domestic abuse
  • Identify how to get help as well as other useful resources

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