Domestic Abuse - Training

A full training programme is available for professionals in relation to their job role. This training is multi agency and free of charge.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DOMESTIC ABUSE TRAINING SESSIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED CURRENTLY UNTIL THE BEGINNING OF JULY 2020.  THIS IS OBVIOUSLY DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT INFORMATION THAT HAS MEANT THE DATES  BELOW HAVE BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT TRAINING CURRENTLY ON OFFER AFTER THAT TIME.  REMEMBER STAY SAFE - STAY HOME.   ANY INFORMATION SENT TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESSES BELOW WILL STILL BE RESPONDED TO DUE TO THE WORKING FROM HOME REQUIREMENTS.

If you have any questions regarding the training programme please contact Andrea Hamshaw - Workforce Development Officer by e-mailing andrea.hamshaw@doncaster.gov.uk

Free Domestic and Sexual Abuse multi-agency training for the workforce of Doncaster to support professionals and volunteers in their job roles.  The training delivery takes place at the Mary Woollett Centre in Doncaster.  All courses commence at 9.30 a.m. or if there is a p.m. delivery this will start at 1.00 p.m.

All training is bookable through the HR Portal for Doncaster Council Staff or through Buy Doncaster for those who are registered.  For those staff not registered on Buy Doncaster and not employed through Doncaster Council please e-mail to book giving the name of the course, date, your name, date of birth and work location to hrpDoncastertraining@rotherham.gov.uk

If you have any bespoke requirements then please contact Andrea to see how these can be accommodated.  Due to the nature of the subject matter some people may find the content of some courses upsetting or disturbing so please feel free to discuss this prior to booking if you have any concerns.

Training Delivery until March 2021

Domestic Abuse Awareness - 4 hour course (formerly known as Level 2) - This course provides a full overview of what Domestic Abuse is, the dynamics af relationships, how to recognise it, asking the question and also how to signpost and support if a disclosure is forthcoming.  This course should be undertaken by those wanting to refresh their knowledge and before undertaking any further training on the programme.  Dates for delivery are:
15th September 2020 and 11th February 2021.

DASH and MARAC - 4 hour course (formerly known as Level 3) - This course is suitable for those professionals that will need to complete the DASH Risk Assessment form and also gives an overview of the MARAC process.  The Domestic Abuse Awareness course should be completed prior to this course unless you have an up to date in depth knowledge of Domestic Abuse.  Dates for delivery are:
22nd September 2020 and 16th February 2021

Stalking and Harassment -4 hour course - This course is to increase knowledge and understanding of this area of domestic abuse and look at how to support evidence gathering
8th September (a.m.) 2020

Young People Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence - 4 hour course -  This course is for professionals working with secondary age pupils to enable them to identify domestic abuse, look at the young people's risk assessment and healthy relationships.  Dates for delivery are:

12th August 2020

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour - 4 hour course - This course will increase practitioner knowledge of this area and support evidence gathering for victims.  Developed with the Adult Safeguarding Team this course also takes into account mental capacity when defining domestic abuse.   Dates for delivery are:
3th July 2020 and 23rd February 2021

Honour Abuse, Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - This course will support professionals to develop knowledge in these 3  areas of domestic abuse provision and enable signposting to specialist support.  Dates for delivery are:
28th July 2020 and 5th February 2021

Supporting Male Victims of Domestic Abuse - This is a half day course - dates for delivery are:
9th July and 19th November  2020 (am).

Supporting Children Living with Domestic Abuse (primary age) - This course will assist those working with primary aged children and their families to support those who are experiencing Domestic Abuse within a family environment and look at tools to enable decreased risk, increased resilience and moving on to recovery.  Dates for delivery are:
6th October 2020.

Sexual Abuse Awareness - 10th December 2020 (am).

Supporting Older Victims of Domestic Abuse - half day course - This course is aimed at practitioners who do not support older people on a regular basis.  Dates for delivery are: 
22nd July and 1st October 2020 (a.m.)

NEW! Supporting LGBT + victims of Domestic Abuse - half day course - Dates for delivery are:
7th July and 3rd November 2020 

 

Last updated: 26 March 2020 11:41:59