Understanding Domestics Abuse and the Restorative Process is designed to provide an insight into the experience of victims of domestic abuse and how they can be helped to understand, recover, repair and build a life free from domestic abuse.

If you are looking to work in counselling or provide support for victims of abuse then the course can show you how to support your client as they break the cycle and begin the journey of self-discovery and building a support network around themselves.

The course is completely self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Understanding domestic abuse?
  2. 2: The grooming process 
  3. The dynamics of abusive relationships 
  4. The effects of domestic abuse on adult victims 
  5. The effects of domestic abuse on children
  6. Restorative parenting 
  7. Healthy relationships 
  8. Self-esteem building
  9. Personal safety issues for victims of domestic abuse
  10. 10: Body language basics
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Describe the types of domestic abuse, domestic relationships and identify the support services available for victims of domestic abuse.
  • Summarise the early warning signs and the grooming process.
  • Explore the beliefs and perceptions of the abuser and victim.
  • Define the effects of domestic abuse on children of different ages.
  • Learn the parenting techniques for restoring parenting techniques after the abuse has ended.
  • Be able to implement self-esteem building techniques.
  • Create a plan for personal safety in different situations.
  • Recognise the impact of negative and positive body language on others.