Understanding Domestic Abuse and Violence 6hrs

Understanding Domestic Abuse and Violence 6hrs

DAV01 | Care Certificate standard 10 and 11


This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.


A six hour insight into the historical experience of  domestic abuse and violence and its impact on the individual. Focus is on practical action planning and how to risk assess a situation using DASH tool.

Who should attend?

This six hour training is a bespoke training course for staff working within health and social care in the community or with tenants in supported living.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to
  • Know what is DVA , how to identify it and why individuals do remain in DVA situations
  • Understand the holistic effect of historical domestic abuse on the individual
  • Understand challenging behaviours towards workers as a result
  • DVA in mental health
  • Adopt a victim centred approach
  • DVA and the law
  • How to risk assess using the DASH assessment tool
  • Understand ethical dilemmas such as supporting both perpetrator and victim
  • Know where to access resources from the multi disciplinary team
  • Understand the process of MARAC
  • Role of the IDVA


How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. For staff who wish to incorporate this training into your PDP portfolio’s, you should carry
out practice reflection and attach subsequent evidence from this training
2. Certificates are issued for each candidate
3. A candidate assessment is available for post training audit
4. The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
5. Staff should not be expected to be on duty
6. Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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