University of Sheffield course supports domestic violence victims

University of Sheffield course supports domestic violence victims

 January 27, 2020

Dr Parveen Ali at the University of Sheffield has seen her course, 'Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence', become featured as one of the Best Online Courses by Class Central.

Students on the course have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of gender-based violence and forms of domestic abuse. Designed for health and social care workers, the course urges participants to reflect on the impact of domestic violence, understand their responsibilities as professionals and offer appropriate support.

Developed by researcher, Dr Parveen Ali

Dr Parveen Ali University of Sheffield

Dr Ali wrote and developed the course. She is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and is a Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse Teacher and Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy and Fellow of Royal Society of Arts.

Dr Alihas been involved in gender based violence and health care research for several years, and has published over 30 papers in peer review journals. She has also been involved in several national and international research projects. She is particularly interested in exploring intimate partner violence from the perspective of victims and perpetrators; exploring health, consanguinity and genetics, and inequalities in health care experiences and health outcomes. 

Also working with students on the Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence course is Jesrine Clarke-Darrington, who works as a Learning Technologist within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield.

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