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Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness Training

The Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness Training course will help learners to understand what domestic abuse is, how it may begin, who may perpetrate it and how to support those who may be experiencing Domestic Abuse.

This online training course helps learners to understand the impact of domestic abuse and violence on the victim and those around them, and will ensure that learners know what to do should they identify or suspect an incidence of domestic abuse.

The course includes information about reporting domestic abuse and violence and details are given for a vast number of related organisations and charities who can offer additional support.

  • Developed with experts in the field of Domestic Abuse and Violence
  • Includes additional information specifically relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • High quality training experience using case studies and real-world scenarios
  • Instantly available online with access 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • Certificate upon completion
Duration: Approx. 45 minutes

*Annual price per unit 

£25.00

Discounts for larger volume and multi-year subscription purchases.
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About the Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness Online Training Course

Employers have a duty of care and a legal responsibility to provide a safe and effective work environment for all staff. By offering Domestic Abuse and Violence training you can better support your staff and fulfil these duties.

The Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness Online Training course will help learners to understand what domestic abuse is, how it may begin, who may perpetrate it and how to support those who may be experiencing Domestic Abuse.

This online training course helps learners to understand the impact of domestic abuse and violence on the victim and those around them, and will ensure that learners know what to do should they identify or suspect incidents of domestic abuse.

 

Aims of the course

The aim of the course is to help learners to gain an improved understanding of domestic abuse and violence, its impact on people and families, what signs to look for and what action to take.

By the end of this course learners will:

  • understand what domestic abuse and violence is and the common types of abuse
  • the impact it has on victims and their lives
  • what is considered a type of ‘significant harm’
  • how it starts and who may perpetrate it
  • how to spot potential signs
  • associated law and legislation
  • how to report/respond appropriately

Who is this online training course for?

Employers have a duty of care and a legal responsibility to provide a safe and effective work environment. Preventing and tackling domestic abuse and violence is an integral part of this. Therefore, managers, supervisors and employees themselves will benefit from this course by extending their knowledge around Domestic Abuse and Violence, the signs to look for and what to do if they suspect these things may be happening.

This course is useful for all organisations who wish to ensure their staff feel safe and supported in the workplace and can be used as a part of an organisation’s Health and Wellbeing training.

 

Course content

1INTRODUCTION

This section introduces the topic of domestic abuse and violence and explores what it is and the types of domestic abuse. A number of facts and statistics are covered relating to domestic abuse, although learners are reminded that many cases are never reported.

Potential risk factors for domestic abuse are explored with an additional focus on domestic abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic and the reasons behind the rise in cases of domestic abuse and violence during this time.

The law around domestic abuse is covered with information given about the role of the Police the legislation relating to domestic abuse and violence. The most recent Domestic Abuse Bill of 2020 is specifically looked at as well as The Domestic Abuse Disclosure Scheme (Clare’s Law) and Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Domestic Violence Protection Notices.

The Introduction closes by summarising key factors learners must remember relating to domestic abuse and violence.

2COMPONENTS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE AND VIOLENCE

This section covers components of domestic abuse and violence and the behaviours associated with them. Including in detail in this section are:

  • stalking and harassment
  • online and digital abuse
  • teenage relationship abuse
  • child to parent abuse
  • ‘honour’ based violence
  • financial abuse
  • physical and verbal abuse
  • sexual abuse
  • coercion and control

Next, learners will be shown how to identify the key signs and symptoms of domestic abuse as well as the tactics abusers may use to manipulate and exert their power. This section focuses on understanding power and control within domestic abuse.

The cycle of abuse is explored, with information given to learners about the patterns of abuse that may occur. This is followed by an explanation of the reasons that prevent victims from leaving or asking for help.

3IMPACT ON ADULT VICTIMS

This section will help learners to understand the impact of domestic abuse and violence on physical and mental health with information about physical and psychological, long term and short term injuries and impacts and injuries.

The chapter moves on to explore the different coping mechanisms survivors of abuse may use, starting with early coping mechanisms and progressing to survival mechanism such as resistance strategies. It also explains the many barriers to reporting abuse.

 

4EFFECTS ON CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND VULNERABLE ADULTS

Within this chapter, learners will understand how children can be affected by domestic abuse and violence and the indicators that may show that children have been affected – either short-term or long-term – including physical indicators, psychological or behavioural indicators and social indicators.

The chapter then looks at how children respond to domestic violence and the protective factors to build resilience.

5RESPONDING / REPORTING

This important chapter covers detailed information about how to respond to an adult disclosure and gives details about DASH Risk Assessments and Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs).

The chapter concludes by explaining what to do if you suspect domestic abuse but a disclosure has not been made to you.

Detailed information about support agencies and different organisations who may help victims is given, with links to their websites.

6ASSESSMENT

In order for learners to test their knowledge and complete the course, a short assessment comprising of a series of questions relating to the course content must be passed.

You may also be interested in our Safeguarding Adults Online Training or other courses from our Social Care Online Training Catalogue.

 

Ready-to-go online training

This module is ready-to-go and you could be up and running in a matter of minutes. If you’re still unsure, learn more about the benefits of RealSense’s ready-to-go online training or simply ask us for a demo. We can help you get started and remember our support team are always on hand if you need them.

What do you get?

Our course(s), designed by topic specialists, are simple and easy to use and can be completed in your own time, at your own pace. You will get unlimited 24/7 access to the learning platform, your resources, digital training record and access to your certificate is available upon completion.

When purchasing for larger groups of people, remember that our onboarding process can help setup the platform to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

If you cannot find the answer to your query in our Frequently Asked Questions, or if you would like a quote, a chat through your training requirements or just need some technical help then our support team are here to help. Contact us today.

How is it delivered?

Modules are delivered via our online learning platform, Activbase or available in alternative formats for use on a customer’s own Learning Management System (LMS). Once payment has been received, you will be sent an email from RealSense confirming your purchase followed by a separate email from our Activbase Learning Platform with details on how to access your course(s). Access is available 24/7 for the duration of your license. Customers requiring a different course format e.g. SCORM for use on their own LMS, please contact us with your requirements.

Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness Training

Upon successful course completion, a certificate of achievement is available and or automatically added to a learner’s digital record. 

Digital certificate – print, download, store

The certificate itself includes the learner’s name, course title, completion score / result, completion date and any marks of approval, accreditation authorities, and or distribution partners. It can be downloaded, stored or printed.

Learning records

When using our platform Activbase, learning records are available 24/7 for review, tracking progress and access to certificates. Records contain details of sessions including progress, attempts and results. This and additional data such as associated CPD, standards and qualifications are logged and available for information insights and management reporting – a powerful resource for tracking compliance as well as monitoring learning pathways.

Please note: when accessing the course via standalone media or 3rd party systems, you will need to check those systems log learning activity appropriate to your training needs.

 

What they say…

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“This e-learning training package is now even more flexible and easy-to-use, making it an excellent resource to assist employers in complying with fire safety legislation.”

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Product Specification

This module is designed to operate on industry standard multimedia PC compatible computers / laptops and or mobile devices with a suitable processor e.g. 2.0GHz Intel or AMD Processor, 4GB RAM or higher. A good reliable internet connection is required of at least 3Mb+/sec.

HTML5

Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later

Articulate Mobile Player

Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 10 or later on iPad
Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.4 or later (optimized for tablets)

CD-ROM

Internet Explorer 11 must be installed.

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HTML5

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Screen Readers

Windows: NVDA, JAWS 16 or later
Mac: VoiceOver
iPhone: VoiceOver
iPad: VoiceOver
Android: TalkBack

Accessibility Guidelines

Storyline 360 output supports Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA and Revised Section 508 standards. Click here for a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template® (VPAT®).

SCORM / AICC LMS

Our standard courses conform to SCORM / AICC (and TinCan) e-learning standards and have been successfully delivered on over 30 different learning management systems worldwide.

Activbase Online

Activbase is our own simple and easy to use learning platform for administrating, distributing and managing training. Our video based courses are streamed via our Activbase platform.

Other Devices

Most of our products are available on devices including Tablet, iPAD, smartphone or deliverable via media such as CD-ROM, USB memory stick and more. Let us know what you need.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Pre-sale - Have a question about price, discounts, customising, demos, access?

Q: How do I access the online learning course?

A: The course is accessed via our own Activbase learning platform, or can be made available as a SCORM object for you to upload to your own Learning Management System.

Q: What if I would like to add or change some of the content to make it more specfic to my organisation?

A: We can swiftly tailor courses to suit your specific training needs. Please contact our team to discuss your requirements and request a quote.

Q: Is it possible to arrange a demo?

A: Yes, of course. If you would like to have a demo of a course or the Activbase Learning Platform then simply contact our team who will be able to arrange a demo for you.

Q: I represent an organisation with lots of employees we would like to train. Can your solution manage that? How much will it cost? Is there a discount when buying for a large workforce?

A: Our digital learning solutions are suitable for small, medium and large organisations. The solution is scalable so you can purchase for an individual or for a large organisation. We have an affordable pricing structure with discounts available for larger volumes. Simply let us know what courses you would like, how many employees you wish to train and we can tailor a package to suit your specific training needs. Simply ask us for a quote.

What is Activbase?

Activbase is a simple and easy to use Learning Management System (LMS) from RealSense that you can use to access your online learning courses. It provides hosting, administration, distribution and tracking of learning activities from a single cloud based platform. Find out more about the features and benefits of Activbase.

Using our courses - Technical query? Forgotten my password?

Q: I have a technical issue, what should I do?

A: That’s an easy one. Please contact us. You can get in touch via our online form, email our support team or call your account manager or our technical support team today.

Q: I have forgotten my password, what should I do?

A: If you have forgotten or lost your Activbase password, you can request a password reset through our learning platform, Activbase.

Records and certificates - Is the course accredited? What if i fail? Can I download my certificate?

Q: Is the course accredited?

Most of our courses are accredited by relevant authorities / approval bodies applicable to the course such as CPD, RoSPA or IIRSM. Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any specific standard / approval requirements.

Q: Will I get a certificate?

All courses come with a certificate of achievement in recognition of completing the course successfully. A digital record is stored with each learner’s history and certificates are available for access and download.

Q: What if I fail my course?

If you do not achieve the pass rate for the course then you will be given the opportunity to review the training content and attempt the assessment again. With some of the video based courses, the course may be locked on a third failed attempt, subject to a review by your organisation administrator of a member of the RealSense support team.

I have another question, can you help?

If you cannot find the answer to your question here or in our detailed Frequently Asked Questions, then please don’t hesitate to contact our team. We are here to help answer your queries, help get you started and make sure you are maximising our digital learning solutions throughout.

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