Stalking Awareness

Cost - £75p.p + VAT

Format - Virtual

Duration - 1/2 Day

Course Introduction

Stalking is defined as a pattern of fixated and obsessive behaviour which is repeated, persistent, intrusive and causes fear of violence or engenders alarm and distress in the victim. The impact of this type of crime on a victim can be devastating.

This course will develop an awareness and understanding of stalking and to support professionals when dealing with stalking issues in their daily work.

Difficulty - Awareness

Next Course Date - Date upon request

Benefits of the course

  • How employers can support those affected by stalking behaviours
  • Identify the types of stalking behaviours and the link between domestic abuse & coercive control 
  • Delivered by a highly experienced associate trainer who has previously worked as a specialist stalking safeguarding advisor in the police.

Topics Covered

  • Understand the definition of stalking
  • Examine the types of stalking behaviours
  • Learn more of the victim impact of this crime type
  • Examine the link between Domestic abuse, coercive and controlling behaviour and stalking
  • Typologies of stalkers
  • Case Studies
  • Safety planning for stalking cases
  • How employers can support those affected by stalking behaviours

Course Description

Stalking is a very frightening crime to experience.  It often replaces controlling and coercive behaviour post relationship break down.  Stalking can in domestic and non domestic settings and the impact can be considerable. Common statistics in stalking research include:

 

1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men will be stalked in their lifetime.

94% of women murdered by a man were stalked prior to being murdered.

100 instances of stalking will be experienced before being reported to the police.

54% of stalking cases are linked to domestic abuse.

80% of victims of stalking display symptoms of PTSD.

 

Attendance on the ‘Basic Awareness of Stalking’ course will raise awareness of this crime type and assist delegates to understand how best to support those targeted by stalkers.

Course Outcomes

See Topics Covered

Who The Course is For

Course Aimed at – This course is universal for anyone within England however it is most relevant to employers and how they can assist staff in the workplace regarding stalking.

Technical Requirements

Laptop with audio and video access is required for all virtual training.