Introduction to Domestic Abuse for Faith Communities

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  5. Introduction to Domestic Abuse for Faith Communities

Half day course

The learning outcomes will include:
• Increased understanding of why domestic abuse occurs
• Increased knowledge of prevalence
• Awareness of myths and stereotypes
• Increased knowledge of domestic abuse in all its forms
• Resources and signposting

Course Outline:
• Prevalence of domestic abuse
• Beliefs exercise
• Introduce Duluth & the Dominator: Tactics, beliefs, societal reinforcements, effects and healthy relationship behaviors
• Case examples

This workshop is delivered by Clare Walker, who is a Domestic Abuse Consultant with more than 25 years’ experience on the topic. Clare has a unique in-depth 360-degree view and understanding of domestic abuse. She has worked in various roles in social care settings from volunteer to management.

In her management roles Clare was also involved in developing national strategic and legislative practice and guidance with various academic, governmental and regulatory, strategic national bodies, such as; Department of Health, Community Care Live events, Social Care Institute for Excellence, Working Together Network, Norah Fry Institute, Joseph Rowntree Trust, Parental Mental Health and Child Welfare Network.

This course is free for SFI members

To find out more about this training workshop, please see our training booklet or get in touch with us