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Recognising Risk Of Domestic Abuse And Violence - Young Person Male
Recognising Risk Of Domestic Abuse And Violence - Young Person Male

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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.



Domestic abuse affects men in the same way as it does women, but the barriers are different. If women still feel the ‘stigma’, it’s even harder for a man to disclose abuse. He will often live with increased fear of losing his children if he tries to take action.



This course will look at domestic abuse and violence, as well as domestic abuse facing young men 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:

  1. To understand what domestic abuse is and how it takes hold
  2. To understand domestic abuse in relation to the law
  3. To be aware of domestic abuse in the news
  4. To know the characteristics of healthy relationships
  5. To know the warning signs for unhealthy relationships
  6. To be aware of Bidman’s categories of psychological torture
  7. To know the impact of domestic abuse on children
  8. To know what adults can do to help children in abusive homes
  9. To be aware of additional needs and vulnerabilities
  10. To know where to find effective support and resources
  11. To understand the Criminal Justice System and Civil Court System
  12. To know the importance of confidence and self-esteem
  13. To understand personal support and safety planning
  14. To know how to keep safe
  15. To be aware of Clare’s Law and the domestic violence disclosure scheme
  16. To be aware of stalking and harassment
  17. 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.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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