PDA: Domestic abuse advocacy (Idaa) training, Scotland
“In all the years I have worked in this field this is by far the best training I have ever been on!”
Equip yourself or practitioners in your domestic abuse service with the knowledge and skills to offer a consistent, safe and effective response to high risk victims of domestic abuse.
The course will be led by Lucy McDonald from SafeLives, Fiona McMullen of ASSIST and Lydia Okroj of Scottish Women's Aid along with contributions by specialist guest speakers.
The course will be based on key parts of the successful SafeLives foundation Idva training programme which has been developed over the past 11 years in England and Wales and delivered to over 1800 practitioners.
The Professional development award for Scotland has been been tailored to meet the needs of a Scottish audience and validated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
There are currently no courses open for applications, but please Register your interest in future Idaa courses.
For more information about costings, please see the joint statement from the Professional Development Award in Domestic Abuse Advocacy Steering Group.
- Context & skills of IDAA role
- Pro-social modelling, active listening, Stages of change & Motivational Interviewing
- Domestic abuse and health
- Housing options
- SafeLives Dash and safety planning
- MARAC & multi-agency risk management
- Case management from referral to closure
- Criminal justice – input from Police Scotland and COPFS
- Civil law
- LGBT clients
- BME clients
- Children and domestic abuse
- Adult support and protection Sexual abuse
- Male clients & perpetrator screening
- Substance use and domestic abuse
- Vicarious Trauma
Find out more
For queries about eligibility, pricing or any other questions, call our training team on 0117 403 3224 and ask for Katy Logan or email firstname.lastname@example.org