Domestic abuse

Training for professionals

  • Based on research evidence
  • Practitioner led
  • Survivor informed

Evidence based CPD training courses designed to raise awareness and safeguard victims and those at risk of domestic abuse. The following courses are available for delivery on-site, at our training rooms UK-wide, via webinar, or as distance eLearning packages that can be sent to your staff. All come with a certificate of completion.

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Domestic abuse awareness training

AWARENESS

This inclusive course explains the term domestic abuse, explores the various forms this type of abuse takes, and the impact on victims, their families, and wider society.

Course length: Half day (workshop) or 2 hours (distance eLearning)

Learning outcomes. This course will enable you to:

  • Describe what is meant by the term ‘domestic abuse
  • Be aware of the impact of abuse and violence on victims
  • Explain the prevalence of abuse in the UK
  • Identify key risk factors in victim and perpetrator populations
  • Demonstrate cultural competency

Who should take this course?

  • Domestic violence specialists
  • Emergency service personnel
  • Legal professionals
  • Educators, trainers and students
  • Safeguarding professionals, including; social services, student services, refuge staff and community outreach workers
Remote workers domestic abuse training

DOMESTIC ABUSE AND REMOTE WORKERS

The upward trend of remote working is, especially in a post-pandemic world, likely to gather pace. The surge in reported cases of domestic violence during the COVID-19 lock-down of 2020 highlights the need for more robust safeguarding measures to protect employees who work from home. This course helps employers support staff and service users who might be suffering or at risk of abuse.

Course length: Half day (workshop) or 2 hours (distance eLearning)

Learning outcomes. This course will enable you to:

  • Identify organisational challenges to safeguarding remote workers
  • Define the types and indicators of domestic violence
  • Complete appropriate needs assessment
  • Respond sensitively to employee concerns
  • Advise employees of available support
  • Decide when to report your concerns to the police

Who should take this course?

  • Employers – public, private and 3rd sector
  • Human resources professionals
  • Workplace champions
  • Educators, trainers and students
  • Safeguarding professionals, including; social services, student services, refuge staff and community outreach workers

Resources

Am I experiencing domestic abuse?

Is someone you know experiencing domestic abuse? (Incl. ‘honour’ abuse)