Understanding Abuse and Trauma Level 2

Course code: SH026
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  • Understand the types of abuse and trauma experienced by children and adults.
  • Learn more about how abuse and trauma impact on an individual’s mental health.
  • Study the signs of child abuse, how to respond to incidents and how to support the victim.
  • Develop your knowledge of how to report abuse and the rights of the victims.
This course is only available as a study pack.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For our courses, such as this one, that are only available as a study pack option, we will endeavour to get these out to you at the earliest opportunity and thank our students for bearing with us during these unprecedented times.

Course Overview

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments

Course Content
  • Types
  • Signs of child abuse
  • Munchausen by proxy syndrome
  • Sexual abuse
  • Ritual abuse
  • Responding to child abuse
  • Supporting children who have been abused
  • Domestic abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Police action
  • Verbal abuse
  • Elder abuse
  • Male abuse
  • Effects of abuse
  • Effects on friends and family
  • Reluctant to leave
  • Signs of abuse
  • Behavioural
  • Physical
  • Why do people abuse?
  • Reporting abuse
  • Courts
  • Staying safe
  • Leaving abuse
  • Law
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Classifications
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment options
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep
  • Self-harming
  • Stress
  • Suicide
  • Low self-esteem
  • Addiction
  • Dissociative disorders
Extra Info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete.

Study method

This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post. You will also get tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • Student study planner
  • Student notebook
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card 
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will achieve Certificate of Achievement in Understanding Abuse and Trauma Level 2.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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If you are interested in and you’re looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your life - this is the ideal course for you. Enrol online today by clicking below or speak to one of our advisers for more information.

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