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
To express an interest for a future course please go to the SafeLives website.
Non-consensual sharing of intimate media (NCSIM) is a form of abuse
Facts & Figures
On one day in Scotland in 2013, 37 women and 22 children and young people asked for refuge accommodation, but Women's Aid were unable to find suitable spaces for 19 women and five children and young people (SWA 2013)