Domestic Abuse and Alcohol: Best Practice for GPs

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Domestic Abuse and Alcohol: Best Practice for GPs

This day of training has been created by AVA Project and commissioned by the Home Office.

This course will aim to fill gaps in practitioners knowledge whilst also sharing knowledge through the group discussions.

  • Understand the impact alcohol use can have in relationships where domestic abuse is present and understand that the impact of alcohol can be different for perpetrators and victim/survivors
  • Feel more confident to actively seek to identify where alcohol use and domestic abuse are co-occurring
  • Recognise key indicators of co-existence of domestic abuse and alcohol use
  • Know the key things to consider when risk assessing when domestic abuse and alcohol use are co-occurring
  • Understand best practice responses for both victims/survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse
  • Understand the nature of domestic abuse perpetrator behaviour
  • Understand the impact of domestic abuse on victims/survivors
  • Understand how attitudes and beliefs about alcohol use and domestic abuse can impact on practice 

Venue

Room LG18, 133 - 155 Waterloo Road, Wellington House, South Bank, London, SE1 8UG