LIVE, ONLINE – DASH Risk Assessment and MARAC (Sheffield Workers)

Women discussing coercive control at an IDAS lunchtime seminar

Who is this course suitable for?

This CPD accredited course is suitable for professionals and partners who may work with members of the public and people affected by domestic abuse. We recommend completing our Signs, Indicators and Referral Pathways training prior to completion of this course for a rounded understanding of how to tackle domestic abuse.

Course overview

  • Understand risk management for victims of domestic abuse
  • Understand the Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Violence Risk Assessment (DASH) and how it is used
  • Understand the purpose of the weekly Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) that takes place in Sheffield.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop participants should:

  • Recognise levels of risk for victims of domestic abuse
  • Understand how and when to use the DASH risk assessment
  • Understand the purpose of MARAC and each agency’s role within this
  • Understand how IDAS and other agencies can support to keep victims safe.

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

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

 

LIVE, ONLINE – Coercive Control (Sheffield workers)

Women in a training room listening to a coercive control workshop

Learn how to spot the signs of coercive control and how to support those who may be facing this abuse. This is a CPD accredited session.

Learning outcomes:

  • To enhance your awareness of coercive control and its prevalence
  • To explore the legal definition and legislation around coercive and controlling behaviour
  • To be able to identify coercive behaviour and spot the signs of this type of abuse
  • To share some strategies for gathering evidence and supporting clients to keep themselves safe.

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

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

man talking

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.

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

LIVE, ONLINE – Healthy Relationships Info Session (Sheffield Workers)

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.

These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

Supporting Clients with Dementia in Domestic Abuse Situations

IDAS has created this training session which draws on the groundbreaking research from Dewis Choice Initiative at Aberystwyth University, “Domestic abuse and the co-existence of dementia”. Dewis Choice Initiative have peer reviewed this training, which aims to help learners understand how to support older people who may be victims of domestic abuse, who also have dementia.

This course is an excellent follow up for our training, Supporting Victims of Elder Abuse.

This course includes:

  • The definition and legislation around domestic abuse
  • The symptoms and effects of dementia
  • How dementia can impact the experiences of domestic abuse victims
  • How to support people with dementia in order to help them disclose and seek support for domestic abuse
  • Safety planning and safeguarding considerations for victims with dementia.

The course costs £35 and you will have the option to pay using a Debit or Credit card after registering. If you wish to pay by invoice, please contact us directly at training@idas.org.uk

Our training events are usually heavily oversubscribed. If there are no places left for this training session, please email us at the above address and we will let you know when new dates become available.

FACE TO FACE – Signs & indicators, DASH & MARAC Combined Course (Sheffield workers)

Join IDAS at Scotia Works in Sheffield for this full day, face to face training session. We will explore the signs and indicators of domestic abuse and referral pathways in the morning, and the DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Violence) Risk Assessment, and the MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) process in the afternoon.

Signs, indicators and referral pathways (AM):

  • Be familiar with the signs of domestic abuse
  • Understand the legislation around domestic abuse and coercive control
  • Have a raised awareness of the realities and effects of domestic abuse on children and adult victims
  • Be able to identify resources in Sheffield to support victims of domestic abuse
  • Be familiar with basic knowledge of the legal framework and policies relating to domestic abuse and safeguarding.

DASH Risk Assessment & MARAC (CPD Accredited, PM):

  • Understand risk management for victims of domestic abuse
  • Understand the Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Harassment and Honour Based Violence Risk Assessment (DASH) and how it is used
  • Understand the purpose of the weekly Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) that takes place in Sheffield.

Timings include a 45 minute lunch break. Spaces are limited – Please ensure that you only register if you are able to attend Scotia Works on the date and time specified.

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

LIVE, ONLINE – Domestic Abuse Signs, Indicators and Referral Pathways (Sheffield workers)

Woman participating in an online training session

Learn about what constitutes domestic abuse, the signs, indicators and effects, how to refer to specialist services in Sheffield (including IDAS) and how each of the services can help.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants should:

  • Be familiar with the signs of domestic abuse
  • Understand the legislation around domestic abuse and coercive control
  • Have a raised awareness of the realities and effects of domestic abuse on children and adult victims
  • Be able to identify resources in Sheffield to support victims of domestic abuse
  • Be familiar with basic knowledge of the legal framework and policies relating to domestic abuse and safeguarding.

This course is suitable for all staff and carers based in Sheffield working with children and young people and who are involved in multi-agency partnerships.

This course is a beginner’s course and should be attended prior to completing the DASH & MARAC training as the two complement each other.

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

FACE TO FACE – Systems of Abuse: Honour Based Abuse, Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (Sheffield workers)

Asian woman sitting on a door steps

This is an all-day, face to face course running from 10:00 am – 4 pm. The course will take place at Scotia Works, Sheffield in the training room. This course is CPD accredited and a certificate of completion will be provided.

The timings for this course include your morning break and lunch break.

Course outcomes:

  • Understand the definition, prevalence  and indicators of so-called ‘honour’-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Understand how to respond to a victim (or potential victim)  in order to protect them
  • Have a raised awareness of the safeguarding issues associated with forced marriage and honour-based violence
  • Familiarise yourself with legislation and child protection procedures.

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

 

 

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

mother and son in a park

For Safeguarding Week 2022, join us for a half day session to raise your awareness and understanding of safeguarding children and young people in a domestic abuse context.

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.

These events are free and available to professionals working in Sheffield. We have limited places and it is therefore important that you only register for a course if you intend to attend. If you are unable to attend your course for any reason, you must unregister so someone else can take your place. IDAS will report repeat incidents of non-attendance to your direct report.

We operate a three strikes policy and non-attenders who miss three sessions will be blocked from registering for future IDAS training.

Supporting Victims of Elder Abuse – Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022

In Support of Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we have created a training course to explore how domestic abuse can affect older victims. Through an interactive programme you will begin to understand the additional complexities for older victims including the dynamics of abuse, the relationship with the abuser (who may be an adult child) and barriers in accessing support. 

Upon completion of the course you will be able to: 

  • Understand why older victims are often regarded as “hidden victims” 
  • Understand the challenges when working with older victims and become confident in addressing those challenges 
  • Have increased confidence in supporting victims by offering safety advice and referrals to specialist services 
  • Have the tools to ensure you are able to be professionally curious when engaging with older people.  

The course costs £45 and you will have the option to pay using a Debit or Credit card after registering. If you wish to pay by invoice, please contact us directly at training@idas.org.uk

Our training events are usually heavily oversubscribed. If there are no places left for this training session, please email us at the above address and we will let you know when new dates
become available.