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Supporting Adults At Risk Of Domestic Abuse And Violence LGBTQ Leaving Care
Supporting Adults At Risk Of Domestic Abuse And Violence LGBTQ Leaving Care


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Domestic abuse and violence is a pattern of behaviour which is characterised by the exercise of control and the misuse of power by one person over another within an intimate relationship or a family. Domestic abuse knows no boundaries and occurs across society in different ages, gender, race, ethnicity, or religious groups regardless of sexual orientation, wealth, disability, or geography.

This course will look at domestic abuse and violence, as well as LGBTQ domestic abuse specifically. It will examine what domestic abuse is and the law surrounding it. It will also identify the characteristics of a healthy relationship and the warning signs for a possibly unhealthy one.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  • To understand what domestic abuse is and how it takes hold
  • To urge LGBT domestic abuse victim to speak out 
  • To be aware of domestic abuse in the news
  • To be aware of domestic abuse statistics
  • To understand additional barriers that the LGBTQ community may face
  • To know the characteristics of healthy relationships
  • To know the warning signs for unhealthy relationships
  • To be aware of Bidman’s categories of psychological torture
  • To know the impact of domestic abuse on children
  • To know what adults can do to help children in abusive homes
  • To be aware of additional needs and vulnerabilities
  • To know where to find effective support and resources
  • To understand the Criminal Justice System and Civil Court System
  • To know the importance of confidence and self-esteem
  • To understand personal support and safety planning
  • To know how to keep safe
  • To be aware of Clare’s Law and the domestic violence disclosure scheme
  • To be aware of stalking and harassment
  • To be aware of important national telephone numbers and references

As part of The Big Initiative, you’re able to access free well-being online courses that have been created by leading practitioners. This online course is designed to provide you with support and knowledge on the subject. Please always reach out to a professional if you feel that you need further support.

A healthy, happy workforce is good for business. It reduces absences, increases productivity, and grows your bottom line. Bringing your best team to work is about teaching them healthy habits and lifestyle changes that they can make out of work, as well as in.

Our health and wellness experts have been making a difference in a wide variety of sectors for a number of years.

Please speak to a professional should you need further support after completing this online course.

This course is specifically for employees who work within Leaving Care and is fully CPD accredited.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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