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This training aims to give workers who provide support to women experiencing domestic abuse a better awareness of women’s legal rights and the processes through which criminal and civil law are applied.
This evidence-based session is aimed at front-line staff who work directly with women, children and young people and who recognise that an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse will help them in their work. The sessions draws on up-to-date research and theorising about the issue. Participants need no prior learning or experience of domestic abuse related issues.
This session is aimed at workers who have regular contact with children and young people and who are seeking an understanding of how living with domestic abuse can impact on their lives. Participants need no prior learning of domestic abuse related issues.
Developed under the auspices of the Scottish Government’s National Training Strategy to Address Violence Against Women, this exciting collaboration between Scottish Women’s Aid and Queen Margaret University (QMU) offers a credit rated module, validated by QMU. Teaching will reflect the principles of active, collaborative and experiential learning. The module will be assessed through group-work and a personal assignment.
Facts & Figures
On one day in Scotland in 2013, 809 women and 319 children and young people were supported by a Women's Aid group (SWA 2013)