The Impact of Domestic Abuse on Children and Young People

January 24, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline - Conference Room 4
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 4UW

To increase awareness of children and young people’s experiences of domestic abuse and how this impacts on their lives. To develop an understanding of the prevalence and potential consequences of domestic abuse on children and young people.

Learning outcomes:
By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the difficulties and complexities facing children and young people experiencing domestic abuse (CYPEDA)
  • An awareness of issues around disclosure of domestic abuse
  • Knowledge of how to provide appropriate and effective support to CYPEDA
  • An understanding of safety planning for children and families
  • Identified a range of support services and other resources available locally and nationally.

Who should attend?
This course is for anyone who works with young people and their families, such as youth workers, nursery nurses, health visitors, school nurses, teaching and non-teaching staff, social workers, community workers and support workers from services such as mental health, addictions and family support.


Fiona Duncan, Gender Based Violence Nurse Advisor, NHS Fife
Lynda Dargie, Learning & Development Officer, Fife Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership


Apply for a place online.