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Domestic Abuse

From 09:30 to 16:30 on 29th November 2017

Victim Support Scotland, 10 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6LU

Cost: £85 per delegate or £65 Student rate

This CPD certified training course aims to provide participants with an awareness of the impact domestic abuse has on victims and witnesses. Participants attending this course will gain increased knowledge, skills and confidence to engage with victims and witnesses of domestic abuse.

In this course participants will explore the impact of domestic abuse on victims, witnesses, families and the community as a whole. Participants will value and grasp the complexities of this crime, including types of abuse, individuals’ reaction to the experiences of domestic abuse, the factors which affect those reactions, and the challenges of reporting to the police. A domestic abuse victim’s journey through the Criminal Justice System will be examined, key legislation discussed in regards to the rights of victims and witnesses of domestic abuse and civil measures that may be necessary to protect the safety of the victim and family.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

Explore myths and stereotypes surrounding Domestic Abuse and compare them to current national statistics

Identify the types and stages of abuse

Explain how Domestic Abuse is investigated and prosecuted

Identify the rights of Domestic Abuse victims

Identify effective personal safety and guidelines when engaging with victims of Domestic Abuse
Further information:
Contact: Michael Salkow, L&D Manager
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0141 404 7126

Book with invoice:
Download booking form from http://www.victimsupportsco.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-18-External-DA-Registration-Form.doc and email to [email protected]

Theme
Social Justice & Poverty
Local Authority Area
Glasgow City Council
Organisation
Victim Support Scotland
Website
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/domestic-abuse-training-course-29-november-2017-tickets-37244167307
Enquiries
[email protected]
Telephone
01414047126