Domestic abuse and its impact on families (VR) - Antser
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People

Domestic abuse and its impact on families

This is a highly specialised, immersive course that uses Virtual Reality content to enable a faster, more focused way of learning by experiencing domestic abuse through the eyes of the child.
VR-enabled
1 day
up to 15 people face to face
up to 12 people remotely

Learning outcomes

  • To provide participants an overview of Domestic Abuse.
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of impact of Domestic Abuse.
  • To gain knowledge and understanding of how Domestic Abuse impacts on children.
  • To have an understanding of your own and others roles and responsibilities within agencies.
  • To know and understand how you can better support the children who have been subjected to Domestic Abuse.
  • To become aware of, and alert to, signs of child abuse.

Description

The course aims to raise awareness of the impact of domestic violence and abuse on children and families.  By the end of the session, participants will feel more confident in their ability to recognise and respond to the needs of children living in households affected by domestic violence and abuse.

Throughout this session we will use our immersive storytelling Virtual Reality clips to enable participants to see situations through the eyes of a child.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • Difference between domestic abuse and domestic violence
  • Myths and Misconceptions
  • Definitions
  • Controlling and Coercive Behaviour
  • Domestic Abuse and Covid-19
  • Pregnancy and Domestic Abuse
  • Impact of domestic abuse on Children
  • Barriers to Disclosure
  • Gang Violence
  • Safety Planning

We use our unique Virtual Reality clips throughout the course which provides a multi-sensory immersive experience allowing you to view the above through the eyes of the child.

What are the benefits of using Virtual Reality?

  • 4X Faster than classroom and e-learning
  • 4X more focused during learning
  • 3X more connected to the content
  • 40% more confident to apply the learning they experience though VR
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Virtual Reality clips
  • Group work
  • Resources

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Virtual Reality clips providing lived experiences through the eyes of the child and young person
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
  • The VR headsets will be deployed to your organisation prior to the training for distribution to delegates
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