LIVE, ONLINE SESSION – Safeguarding Children and Domestic Abuse (Sheffield Workers)

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Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants should:

  • Have raised awareness of the realities and effects of domestic abuse on children and adults;
  • Be able to identify resources in Sheffield to support victims of domestic abuse;
  • Be aware of the prevalence of domestic abuse in Sheffield; and
  • Be familiar with basic knowledge of the legal framework and policies relating to domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Timings include half hour lunch break.

LIVE, ONLINE – Coercive Control (Sheffield workers)

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Learn about how to spot the signs of coercive control and how to support those who may be facing this abuse.

Learning outcomes:

  • To enhance your awareness of Coercive Control.
  • To explain and understand in relation to definition and legislation.
  • To be able to identify coercive behaviour and spot the signs.
  • To offer you some strategies for gathering evidence and supporting clients.

LIVE, ONLINE SESSION – Older People and Domestic Abuse (Sheffield workers)

This course covers:

  • Older people as hidden victims.
  • The issues and effects of domestic abuse (DA) on older people.
  • The complexities older people may experience in abusive situations.
  • The challenges of working with an older group of victims and adopting a tailored approach.
  • Sheffield Pathways for referring to DA services.
  • What DA Services exist in Sheffield.

Safe Accommodation for Domestic Abuse Survivors – Safezones & Target Hardening

In this information session, you will learn about some options for safe accommodation and strengthening safety in the home for survivors of domestic abuse in Sheffield. IDAS offers a number of services designed to help keep survivors safe, whether they wish to move accommodation or stay in their home.

This session covers:

  • Safezones dispersed accommodation in the community
  • Target hardening equipment that can be used to strengthen personal and home safety
  • How to access each of these services

LIVE, ONLINE SESSION – Safeguarding Children and Domestic Abuse (Sheffield Workers)

mother and son in a park

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course participants should:

  • Have raised awareness of the realities and effects of domestic abuse on children and adults;
  • Be able to identify resources in Sheffield to support victims of domestic abuse;
  • Be aware of the prevalence of domestic abuse in Sheffield; and
  • Be familiar with basic knowledge of the legal framework and policies relating to domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Timings include half hour lunch break.

LIVE, ONLINE – DASH Risk Assessment and MARAC

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Who is this course suitable for?

This workshop is suitable for professionals and partners who may work with members of the public and people affected by domestic abuse.

Course overview

  • Understand risk management for victims of DA.
  • Understand the DASH and how it is used.
  • Understand the purpose of MARAC

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise levels of risk for victims of DA
  • Understand how and when to use the DASH risk assessment
  • Understand the purpose of MARAC
  • Understand how IDAS can support to keep victims safe.

This course is CPD Accredited.

We recommend completing the Domestic Abuse Signs, Indicators and Referral Pathways course before the DASH session.

 

LIVE, ONLINE – Healthy Relationships Info Session

healthy relationship means one that is communicative, respectful, honest and trusting. It is important to know how to talk about and model healthy relationships to people who are experiencing, or who are at risk of violence or abuse.

This information session will discuss what makes a healthy relationship, the impact of unhealthy or abusive relationships on children and adults, and how professionals can help.

LIVE, ONLINE – Mental Health and Domestic Abuse (Sheffield workers)

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This online course is an introduction to mental health and domestic abuse.

This course covers:

  • An introduction to domestic abuse and the additional challenges of poor mental health
  • Overlaps within our client groups
  • Barriers we face when working with our clients who may have mental health difficulties
  • Questioning techniques
  • Recording, guidelines and responsibilities.

LIVE, ONLINE – Violent Resistance: Bitesize Session (Sheffield workers)

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This is a brief exploration of violent resistance – where a victim of domestic abuse may use violence in retaliation against their abuser. This session will cover:

  • The definition of violent resistance and why victims of domestic abuse may use violence
  • How to identify the primary perpetrator and victim
  • The support available for perpetrators and victims of domestic abuse.