Supporting women and children experiencing domestic abuse
Date: 1st May 2021
Two modules have been developed by Scottish Women’s Aid taking 1.5 hours each. These modules will be delivered separately and will provide an introduction into supporting women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
At the end of the first session, titled ‘Introduction to Domestic Abuse’, you will have:
- Understanding of Scottish Government’s definition of domestic abuse, including through theory & research
- Knowledge of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, and what it means for practitioners and people experiencing domestic abuse.
- Confidence working in a relational, trauma-informed manner to ensure people experiencing domestic abuse get the proper support
Upon completing the second module titled ‘Domestic Abuse & Children and Young People’, you will have:
- Understanding of how children and young people experience domestic abuse, through theory and research
- Knowledge of how domestic abuse impacts on the child’s relationship with the abusing parent; the non-abusing parent; and the role children take in this family dynamic
- Signposting options for supporting children and young people experiencing domestic abuse
If you are interested in this training, please contact Scottish Women’s Aid’s National Training Co-ordinator, Jodie McVicar- Jodie.McVicar@womensaid.org.uk