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Protecting Families from Domestic Abuse

27th February 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

| Free
DATE:27th February 2019 LEVEL: 3
Claire Farley SPB Training Officer
Independent Domestic Violence Advisor
States of Jersey Police
Outreach Workers from Jersey Woman's Refuge
LOCATION:St Paul’s Centre 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

Lunch and Refreshments

Teas and coffees are provided at break times (mid morning & mid afternoon), however, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.