Domestic Abuse Awareness Training for Schools and Academies

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training for Schools and Academies

In the UK, 1 in 5 children are living with and are exposed to domestic violence and abuse. Children living in such situations face risks to their safety, education, emotional health, wellbeing and development. Witnessing any form of domestic abuse can seriously harm children and young people, this is recognised as a form of child abuse. Whilst the impact and risks vary, all are a cause for concern.

Statistically, all educational settings will have children attending who are living with domestic abuse. As such it is essential all staff are aware of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, have an understanding of and can recognise the risk factors associated with domestic abuse to gain the skills to implement protective factors and safeguard those at risk.

What is covered in this course?

  • What domestic abuse is and what forms it can take
  • Controlling and coercive behaviour
  • The prevalence of domestic abuse
  • The impact of domestic violence / abuse
  • Key risk factors
  • Protective factors
  • What action to take if a child or young person is witnessing and/or experiencing domestic abuse
  • Support, help and advice networks
  • Overview of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, SEND Schools and other post 16 settings.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • All existing staff – Teachers, LSAs, HLTAs, TAs, Support Staff
  • All new recruits in roles named above as part of the induction process
  • Governance
  • Volunteers

The Admin dashboard

Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site

Staff complete a course via any PC, Mac, Smartphone or Tablet. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Time to complete course

Approximately 1 hour

Course Video duration

33 minutes

CPD points

  • Provides a training audit trail to evidence compliance with statutory requirements on inspection
  • Stores CPD certificates for future access
  • Fully CPD accredited

Includes access to selected Safeguarding Webinars.

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