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Domestic Violence and Abuse - Ask and Action (DAPS Level 2) Face to face

Course details

Aim: To enable participants to 'Ask' clients if they are experiencing domestic violence and abuse and to 'Action ' so the harms caused by domestic violence and abuse are reduced.

Dates: Tuesday 4 June 2024, Tuesday 15 October 2024, Tuesday 4 February 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:

  • Understand what domestic violence and abuse is
  • Recognise the indicators of domestic violence and abuse
  • Understand the purpose of targeted enquiry and employ good practice when undertaking targeted enquiry
  • Respond to disclosures safely and effectively
  • Understand the purpose of risk identification, employ good practice when undertaking risk identification and follow referral pathways
  • Understand responsibilities around confidentiality and information sharing

Suitable for

  • Intercollegiate Framework: level 3 People identified in Groups 1 - 3
  • Bournemouth University Framework: People identified in Group A - B2
  • Staff who may have some contact with DVA victims and perform roles that enable them to facilitate and respond appropriately to disclosures. This course will include information about the MARAC process.

You should have completed a basic awareness course before proceeding to this course.

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