Issue-based pathway

Raising Awareness of Domestic Abuse
Aim   To equip participants to engage thoughtfully and proactively with the issue of domestic abuse and those affected.
Pre-Requisites   Basic Awareness and Foundation
Delivery   Online Delivery
    (Replica of online material available for in-person delivery in exceptional circumstances)
Outcomes   > Identify the typologies of domestic abuse and survivor groups.
> Explore myths, barriers, stereotypes and impacts of domestic abuse particularly in a faith context.
> Reflect on how your own beliefs and values, and the stories and narratives that they bring, impact on your responses to survivors and perpetrators.
> Evaluate the needs of domestic abuse survivors to support them effectively, including referral pathways and the roles of supporting agencies.
> Identify safeguarding actions to protect victims or those at risk whilst also understanding the limitations and boundaries of your role.
Required Attendees   > Anyone holding the Bishop’s licence, commission, authorisation, or permission (clergy, PtO, Readers, LLMs)
> Bishops Visitors / Pastoral Visitors
> Safeguarding Officers
> Ordinands during IME 1
> PCC Members / Lay Chapter Members.
> Staff at Theological Education Institutions with student facing roles.
> Members of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel.
Recommended Attendees   > Anyone holding any other pastoral role within the Church.
Fidelity to the Pathway   Online/Virtual Delivery In-person Delivery
  Completed online. > In-person delivery in a single session by exception using the material provided by the NST.
> Optimum group size of 24 with two facilitators.
Evaluation   Level 2 - Immediate feedback captured at the end of the learning pathway and reflective evaluation tasks.