Research tells us that children and young people living in domestic abuse households or whom are witness to/aware of conflict between estranged parents /carers/step parents are effected by this both in the short term and long term.
This one day course delivered by Sarah Henry LSCB and Helen Cox from WDDAS is designed to increase participants understanding of how domestic violence and abuse effects children and young people from 0 to 25 years old.
All participants must have a basic awareness of child abuse, neglect and must have completed the Safeguarding Children Board’s Working Together to Safeguard Children course or an equivalent level of learning in safeguarding children.
Upcoming Course Dates:
- Tuesday 17th April, 2018 - FULL
- Wednesday 13th June, 2018 - FULL
- Thursday 1st November, 2018
* Identify how children and young people are affected by Domestic Abuse
* Describe the link between Domestic Abuse and Neglect
* Be familiar with the role and responsibilities of agencies in the Wakefield district including WDDAS
* Demonstrate an increased knowledge and understanding of national and local serious case reviews where domestic abuse was a key factor and be clear about the lessons learnt
* Increased understanding of what support is available for children, young people and their families
All participants must have a basic awareness of child abuse and neglect, and must have completed the Safeguarding Children Board’s Working Together To Safeguard Children course or an equivalent level of learning in safeguarding children.