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Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Domestic violence is often overlooked because it is largely invisible - played out behind closed doors, a social taboo that is rarely talked about. This needs to stop and awareness, education and intervention at the earliest stages, are the most effective way to tackle the problem. This course will give you a clear understanding of what domestic violence and abuse are, who is most at risk, and how to help both adult and child victims.

The first hurdle to tackle with domestic abuse and violence is understanding what they are. The course takes this head-on, explaining from the start what constitutes domestic violence and abuse, who is most at risk, the different types of domestic abuse, and how women from...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – What is Domestic Abuse and Violence?
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Current Issues
  • Part 2: Stalking and Cyberstalking
  • Part 3: Who is at Risk from Domestic Violence?
  • Part 4: Conclusion
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Dynamics of Domestic Abuse and Violence
  • Part 1: “Why Do You Stay?”
  • Part 2: The Cycle of Abuse
  • Part 3: Conclusion
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – How Does Domestic Abuse and Violence Begin?
  • Part 1: Why is Discussing the Cause of Abuse Problematic?
  • Part 2: What Causes Domestic Abuse and Violence?
  • Part 3: Indications of Abusive Behaviour
  • Part 4: Dating Abuse
  • Part 5: Conclusion
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - The Impact of Domestic Abuse & Violence on Victims
  • Part 1: Complex Issue
  • Part 2: The Effects on Health
  • Part 3: Financial Abuse Post-Separation
  • Part 4: Social Impact of Domestic Violence on Victims
  • Part 5: Conclusion
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children & Young People
  • Part 1: Domestic Abuse and Children – The Facts
  • Part 2: Types of Domestic Abuse Affecting Children and Young People
  • Part 3: Indicators of Abuse in Children
  • Part 4: How Children are Affected by Domestic Violence
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Helping Children Recover from Domestic Abuse
  • Part 1: Interventions in Domestic Abuse Involving Children
  • Part 2: Helping Children Deal with Their Experience
  • Part 3: Resilience and Coping with the Violence
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Best Practices in Helping Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Part 1: Supporting Friends, Family and Colleagues in Domestic Abuse Situations
  • Part 2: Approaching Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Part 3: Common Mistakes When Helping Victims
  • Part 4: Domestic Abuse and Violence Assessment Tools
  • Part 5: Conclusion
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Working with Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Part 1: Domestic Abuse & Violence Services Volunteer
  • Part 2: Careers Helping Victims of Domestic Abuse & Violence
  • Part 3: The Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)
  • Part 4: Conclusion
  • Course Conclusion and Resources
  • Module 8 Assessment
Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Diploma Course is helpful to any person currently working (or who would like to work) with vulnerable individuals, especially if you’re working or volunteering in the area of domestic violence.

The course is not exclusive to those working in the field, however, as it is full of invaluable information for anyone who wants to increase their awareness of the issues raised. With official figures showing that 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime, it is very likely that you know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic abuse, and you could be the one to help them.

Accreditations

The Domestic Abuse & Violence Awareness Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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