Professional Development Award in Domestic Abuse Advocacy

Professional Development Award in Domestic Abuse Advocacy (IDAA)

ASSIST, SafeLives and Scottish Women’s Aid, in partnership have developed the Professional Development Award (PDA) in Domestic Abuse Advocacy.

The comprehensive training that underpins the qualification is designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge and skills to offer a consistent, safe and effective response to high risk victims of domestic abuse.
How can it help you?
Through expert speakers and relevant topics, this course aims to help you:
• feel equipped to increase the safety of victims of domestic abuse
• increase your confidence levels through group work
• improve your career prospects with a Professional Development Award
• share experience and best practice with other Scottish domestic abuse practitioners in a learning environment

For further information and to apply for the next course please go to the SafeLives Website.
 

 


Current Activities

Non-consensual sharing of intimate media (NCSIM) is a form of abuse

Read the results of our survey on NCSIM (otherwise known as "revenge porn")

 

 

Facts & Figures

Studies estimate between 31% and 84% of women with a history of domestic abuse meet the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. For the general population this is between 1.2% and 12%

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