Date(s) - 10 May 2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
£100.00 - £140.00
Location AVA The Foundry, 17 Oval Way London London SE11 5RR United Kingdom
Children under ten years old and domestic violence
This course looks at basic domestic violence theory and specifically how children under ten years old are affected by domestic violence. It focuses on the behavioural, emotional and cognitive effects on children under ten years old, as well as the links between domestic violence and child abuse and the impact on parenting for both the abusive and the non-abusive parent. It also looks at the effects of abuse on unborn children and the impact of post traumatic stress on children. Practical guidance for practitioners working with schools will be covered, including how to create a safety plan with children. The course is comprised of interactive activities, group discussions and uses films to illustrate key topics.
- Expand existing knowledge of and experience in domestic violence work
- Learn about good practice examples and projects
- Learn how to undertake safety planning and risk assessment with children
- Improve confidence in challenging myths and stereotypes
- Understand the links between domestic violence and child abuse
- Understand the ways children can be affected by domestic violence
Who should attend?
Anyone who works directly with children under ten years old for whom domestic violence is an issue. This course is aimed at practitioners with no previous training on domestic violence. For example, this may include Sure Start staff, Victim Support staff, teachers, students with placements in early years settings, health visitors and social workers.
This course has 5 CPD points. You can find out more about Continuing Professional Development here.
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