Supporting Adults At Risk Of Domestic Abuse And Violence LGBTQ Fostering

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Domestic abuse and violence is a pattern of behaviour which is characterised by the exercise of control and the misuse of power by one person over another within an intimate relationship or a family. Domestic abuse knows no boundaries and occurs across society in different ages, gender, race, ethnicity, or religious groups regardless of sexual orientation, wealth, disability, or geography.

This course will look at domestic abuse and violence, as well as LGBTQ domestic abuse specifically. It will examine what domestic abuse is and the law surrounding it. It will also identify the characteristics of a healthy relationship and the warning signs for a possibly unhealthy one.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  • To understand what domestic abuse is and how it takes hold
  • To urge LGBT domestic abuse victim to speak out 
  • To be aware of domestic abuse in the news
  • To be aware of domestic abuse statistics
  • To understand additional barriers that the LGBTQ community may face
  • To know the characteristics of healthy relationships
  • To know the warning signs for unhealthy relationships
  • To be aware of Bidman’s categories of psychological torture
  • To know the impact of domestic abuse on children
  • To know what adults can do to help children in abusive homes
  • To be aware of additional needs and vulnerabilities
  • To know where to find effective support and resources
  • To understand the Criminal Justice System and Civil Court System
  • To know the importance of confidence and self-esteem
  • To understand personal support and safety planning
  • To know how to keep safe
  • To be aware of Clare’s Law and the domestic violence disclosure scheme
  • To be aware of stalking and harassment
  • To be aware of important national telephone numbers and references

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Please speak to a professional should you need further support after completing this online course.

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

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UNIT Three

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Unit Four

The learning outcome review is designed to ascertain what the learner has learnt & how the knowledge will be implemented day to day

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