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Protecting Families from Domestic Abuse

29th April 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

| Free
DATE:29th April 2020
SPB Training Officer
Independent Domestic Violence Advisor
States of Jersey Police
Outreach Advocate & Educators from Jersey Womens Refuge
LOCATION:Skills Jersey APPLICABLE TO: Adults and Children
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This course is suitable for professionals working with children and families.


The aim of this course is to enable participants to understand the ways in which children and families may be affected by domestic abuse and to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to respond appropriately.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Understand the dynamics of domestic abuse
  • Identify the links between domestic abuse and child abuse
  • Recognise the wide range of behaviours in domestic abuse which have an impact on the child and family
  • Explain how impact domestic abuse can negatively impact parenting capacity
  • Identify the differing attitudes and stereotypes that can exist about domestic abuse
  • Explain the various responses of agencies and list what services are available in Jersey to include an introduction to the Risk Identification Checklist


Skills Jersey is located at Bermuda House, Green Street, St Helier (between the car park and the roundabout). Public parking is available at Green Street car park.

Lunch and Refreshments

Teas and coffees are provided at break times, however, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.