Safeguarding – Domestic Abuse AWARENESS TRAINING
Domestic abuse is a pervasive issue that affects individuals and communities across the United Kingdom. Our Safeguarding Domestic Abuse Awareness Training is a comprehensive program designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills required to work effectively with and support victims of domestic abuse.
This course goes beyond the surface, delving deep into the various types of abuse that victims may endure. Delegates will gain an understanding of these forms of abuse, including physical, emotional, psychological, financial, and coercive control. By comprehending the intricate facets of abuse, attendees will be better prepared to identify signs and symptoms accurately.
One of the primary objectives of this course is to empower delegates with the tools needed to respond appropriately to concerns regarding domestic abuse. This includes learning how to approach victims with empathy and sensitivity, creating a safe space for disclosure. Delegates will explore effective communication strategies and methods for providing immediate support to those in need.
Additionally, our training places a strong emphasis on the ethical responsibility of reporting concerns accurately. Delegates will receive guidance on the procedures for reporting domestic abuse concerns in line with legal and safeguarding frameworks. This aspect ensures that victims receive the necessary assistance and intervention promptly.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for a wide range of individuals who either work directly with or provide support to victims of domestic abuse. It is also open to those with a genuine interest in contributing to the field of domestic abuse and violence prevention. Attendees may include professionals from healthcare, social services, law enforcement, education, community support, and related fields.
Upon completing the Safeguarding – Domestic Abuse Awareness Training, delegates will have the ability to:
- Define Domestic Abuse: Delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of the definition of domestic abuse, encompassing various forms and manifestations, ensuring that no aspect goes unnoticed.
- Recognise Signs and Symptoms: Attendees will become proficient at identifying the signs and symptoms associated with different types of domestic abuse, facilitating early intervention and support.
- Understanding Coercive Control: Delegates will delve into the critical concept of coercive control, grasping its significance in domestic abuse situations and its impact on victims.
- Links Between Domestic Abuse and Child Abuse/Child Protection: The course explores the intricate connections between domestic abuse and child abuse, shedding light on the importance of child protection in such cases.
- Overcome Barriers to Disclosure: Attendees will explore the barriers that often hinder victims from disclosing domestic abuse. Understanding these obstacles is crucial for effective support.
- Multi-Agency Collaboration: Delegates will gain insight into the necessity of collaborating with various agencies to safeguard adults and children at risk of domestic abuse. They will also learn how to navigate concerns effectively when dealing with adult or child victims of domestic abuse.
- Legal and Safeguarding Principles: The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the relevant laws and local safeguarding procedures and principles. This includes the critical aspect of ‘Capacity & Consent,’ which is integral to providing ethical and effective support.
Our Safeguarding Domestic Abuse Awareness Training is a vital step towards creating a society that is well-informed, compassionate, and equipped to combat domestic abuse. By attending this course, you will not only expand your knowledge but also contribute to the safety and well-being of vulnerable individuals in our communities. Join us in our commitment to raising awareness and providing essential skills to tackle domestic abuse effectively. Together, we can make a positive difference.
Glyndwr Jones boasts over 30 years of extensive law enforcement experience with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). Beginning as a uniform response officer in 1986, he progressed steadily into the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). His career pinnacle was his role as a Detective in the Homicide Command, demonstrating unwavering dedication to justice.
Glyndwr’s career encompassed diverse and challenging roles, including leadership in Child Abuse Investigation, and addressing domestic abuse, race hate, and homophobic crimes within a Community Safety Unit. His versatility extended to training and guiding MPS Family Liaison Officers and aspiring detectives at The Detective Training School, Hendon.
He represented the Metropolitan Police on various safeguarding boards, including MARAC, significantly contributing to the success of investigations involving domestic abuse, vulnerable adults, and child exploitation.
In his recent role, Glyndwr led a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) for 18 months, showcasing his exemplary leadership and team management skills.
Glyndwr Jones’s wealth of law enforcement experience, exceptional leadership, and training prowess make him a valuable asset to community safety. Delegates learning from Glyndwr can expect invaluable insights and expertise.
Safeguarding - Domestic Abuse Awareness Training
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