Domestic Abuse Act 2021 for Adult Social Workers

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Duration: 1 Day (6 hours CPD)

This 1-day virtual interactive course is designed to assist social workers with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide appropriate support, guidance, and advice to those who will need to seek protection through criminal, civil or family courts.

Delivered by a lawyer-trainer, who is subject matter expert in all matters relating to adult social care and domestic abuse, delegates will learn the differences between the legal frameworks, evidential tests and court procedure between the criminal and family courts.

The course will help identify which applications, remedies and orders can be sort from each court and what they provide by way of safeguarding to the survivors of domestic abuse.

Key learning points:

  • Identify the current relevant legal framework together with the 9  proposed new legislative changes under the Domestic Abuse Bill 2020
  • Explore the link between domestic abuse and the duty to make an enquiry under The Care Act 2014
  • Distinguish between the evidential tests that have to be met within the criminal and family courts
  • Identify what constitutes best evidence to enable a court to make ‘findings of fact’
  • Consider how to assistant litigants in person in presenting and preparing evidence
  • Explore the application, procedure and remedies in relation to all areas of domestic abuse including the use of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court
  • Explain the potential consequences of a breach of court order and enforcement measures
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