This popular course is essential for practitioners from Children's Services and Adult Social Care, education, early help, the police and health, to review, update and consolidate core knowledge about domestic abuse.
This two day ‘professional level’ workshop is part of the domestic abuse thematic learning pathway and will give an overarching and updated view on current research, theory and practice in the field. It is relevant for all East Sussex children's services practitioners working with children, young people and families assessed as level 3 or 4 on the Continuum of Need.
Important note: You will need to have undertaken all three foundation level domestic abuse e-learning modules prior to attending this course (see additional information under full details) or you may be turned away. You will also need to attend the full two days in order to get your certificate.
The training will focus on the following learning objectives:
This is a dynamic and interactive course that will increase staff skill base in assessment, intervention and safety planning.
It includes considering the diverse range of people affected by domestic abuse and its impact; thinking about the different dynamics present in abusive relationships; looking at specific issues related to victims and perpetrators; and exploring interventions
to reduce risk including systemic safety planning.
By the end of the ‘foundation’ eLearning and 2 day ‘professional’ workshop course participants will feel more confident to
promote safety and change for victims, perpetrators and children. Specifically participants will:
All participants must complete three short ‘foundation’ eLearning modules in advance of attending the two day
workshop. These are:
The modules can be accessed via the East Sussex Learning Portal that you used to book your place on the course. Please log on via www.eastsussexlearning.org.uk Then select eLearning > Children’s Workforce > Safeguarding. You will then
be able to select the three Domestic Abuse modules.
Lunch is not provided with this course, only tea and coffee.