My Family Is Hurting because of Domestic Violence & Abuse
Behind Closed Doors
About the course
This course is suitable for practitioners who have a minimum foundation level of training around domestic violence and abuse (DV&A) who want to apply a ‘whole-family’ perspective to their support practice. It provides an opportunity to explore the impact on the victim; children and young people as well as the family’s daily functioning. It also considers the impact on and the influence of the wider family and considers the perpetrator’s role. Keeping children and young people at its centre; the course looks at what is needed by the children from practitioners and parents to repair the damage of experiencing DV&A.
The BCD-orb (online resource bank) is a dedicated website where you can search, view and download resources designed to assist you in educating children and young people in a school setting about healthy relationships. The site also has a library of resources designed to support practitioners who are working with adults, young people and children who are, or have experienced/witnessed domestic violence and abuse.