Understanding Domestic Abuse
- ‘Almost one in three women aged 16-59 will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime’
- ‘Two women a week are killed by a current or former partner in England and Wales alone’
- ‘In the year ending March 2019, 1.6 million women experiences domestic abuse.’
This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of domestic abuse. Learners will learn about the many aspects of domestic abuse, including legal definitions, the signs of domestic abuse and the dynamics of relationships that lead to domestic abuse. They will also consider the impact on different demographics, and how to react, report and signpost instances of disclosure.
This course is comprised of one unit with five sections:
Section 1: What is domestic abuse?
Section 2: The dynamics of a relationship that lead to abuse
Section 3: The impact of domestic abuse on different demographics
Section 4: The signs of domestic abuse
Section 5: How to report and react to domestic abuse disclosure