Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds Domestic violence is a major social and public health problem. One in three women worldwide will be subjected to physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. In most cases the perpetrator is someone known to the woman, an intimate partner, ex-partner, husband, boyfriend or a family member.
Skip to 0 minutes and 33 seconds The damaging effects of domestic violence often lead victims to health and social care services, giving health and social care professionals an important role in recognising and helping victims of abusive relationships.
Skip to 0 minutes and 54 seconds In this online course, we’ll show you how to develop your skills as a professional to provide help and support to those who may be experiencing domestic abuse. We’ll help you understand why domestic violence is a gendered issue, how to spot the signs of an abusive relationship, and how your support can include a larger network of doctors, nurses, police officers, solicitors, councils and charities.
Skip to 1 minute and 27 seconds Complete this course from The University of Sheffield and help improve the lived realities for women living with domestic violence and abuse the world over.