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Domestic Abuse: Screening and Safeguarding (online course)


This introductory course will give you an overview of domestic abuse, how it manifests itself and how you can identify if your client may have been a victim. Developed by Resolution's Domestic Abuse Committee, this course provides practical information and guidance on how to screen for domestic abuse and provide safeguarding.

The essential skills you will learn:

  • How to assess what is happening emotionally in your client’s family and how to ensure that enough support is in place
  • How to conduct an interview with a client from an issue of financial disclosure through to disclosure about a safeguarding issue
  • How to communicate with your client about their experience of domestic abuse
  • How to discuss children matters where there is a safeguarding matter in a domestic abuse case

The knowledge you will learn:

  • The current situation of domestic abuse in the country
  • When to disclose to a social services about the welfare of a child
  • The steps required to safeguard a child or children in a domestic abuse case
  • The typical legal considerations to bear in mind when considering legal remedies for a domestic abuse case
CPD points:
Estimated learning time 3 hours
£40 (inc. VAT) Resolution members, £60 (inc. VAT) non-members
How to book:
The course can be completed online at your convenience and is estimated to take 4 hours in total.

Please download and complete the relevant booking form below and return with a cheque to Resolution 91-95 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0AX
Domestic abuse, STC2018

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Start date: 18 May 18

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