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Domestic Violence and Abuse - Awareness Raising (DAPS Level 1) Face to face

Course details

Aim: To raise participants' knowledge and understanding of the nature and impact of domestic violence and abuse

Dates: Wednesday 22 May 2024, Tuesday 1 October 2024, Tuesday 21 January 2025 

Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm

Venue: Gateshead Council's Learning Centre

Facilitators: Multi-agency facilitators

Booking: via Learning Hub

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Know the Government definition of DVA
  • Explore the different types of abusive behaviours used by perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse
  • Comprehend the impact of DVA on victims and survivors
  • Know the prevalence of DVA
  • Recognise the myths relating to the causes of DVA
  • Explore how discrimination in society contributes to the experience and impact of domestic violence and abuse
  • Know the specialist support services and interventions available for victims, children and perpetrators

Suitable for

  • Intercollegiate Framework: level 2 People identified in Groups 1 - 3
  • Bournemouth University Framework: People identified in Group A-B1
  • All staff who may have brief contact with DVA victims but wouldn't be expected to facilitate / respond to disclosures.

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