Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Enhance your knowledge of gender-based violence and the forms of domestic abuse
Domestic violence is a global health issue that can take many forms and affect anyone. Health and social care professionals play an important role in recognising and helping victims of violent and abusive relationships.
On this course, you will address the role of gender in domestic violence and learn to recognise the various forms of violence and abuse. You will reflect on the impact of domestic violence and understand your responsibilities as a health or social care worker. By completing this course, you will have gained the confidence to help support domestic violence victims and survivors.
What topics will you cover?
- Gender and gender-based violence.
- The different forms of domestic violence, their prevalence and impact.
- Signs of domestic violence and abuse and how to recognise them.
- Support for victims of domestic violence and abuse.
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for health and social care professionals, including nurses, doctors, family support workers, and community workers. It will also appeal to lawyers, school teachers, police, and anyone familiar with victims of domestic violence.
Who will you learn with?
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