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Abuse and Vulnerability Awareness Training Fostering
Abuse and Vulnerability Awareness Training Fostering

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This course incorporates important elements of the Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence, Stalking and Harassment, and Additional Needs and Vulnerabilities courses.

This is an ideal introduction to further courses within the given fields and gives an overview of all four topics. It is designed for learners who would like a greater awareness in their current roles around abuse and vulnerability.

The course uses a combination of written resources, video resources, and group work. All learners are provided with a handbook and certificate at the end of the course.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand the entanglement of welfare and the criminal justice system
  2. To be aware of the impact of crime
  3. To know the law and the role of the police
  4. To understand safeguarding
  5. To understand domestic abuse
  6. To recognise healthy and unhealthy relationships
  7. To understand stalking and harassment
  8. To understand sexual violence
  9. To know the barriers to engaging with support
  10. To understand effective communication and engagement
  11. To be aware of additional needs and vulnerabilities
  12. To understand the effects of adverse childhood experiences
  13. To understand risk assessing
  14. To know the role of different statutory agencies
  15. To understand personal support and safety planning
  16. To know the importance of confidence and self-esteem
  17. To understand the importance of support networks
  18. To be aware of important national telephone numbers and references

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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