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Domestic abuse & complex needs - recognition & response print version | course feedback

Duration: This is a one day course

Tutor(s): Sarah Blake.


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Course Outline

In keeping with NICE guidance on multi-agency working for domestic abuse, this Level 2 course will develop your confidence to recognise domestic abuse, respond appropriately and know when to offer referral to specialist services. Understand the dynamics of domestic abuse and how it affects people’s lives; become familiar with asking clients about abuse; and use tools and consider approaches to assess immediate safety, develop safety plans, and reduce barriers to individuals accessing services.




  • To develop understanding and confidence in recognising, responding to and safely supporting domestic abuse victims.


By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Understand the dynamics of domestic abuse and the impact on the victim.
  • Understand how to provide a supportive environment for disclosure.
  • Increase confidence in how to respond to a disclosure and knowledge of referral pathways and specialist services.
  • Increase knowledge of risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Gain practical insights into making services more accessible and safe for domestic abuse victims(including diverse groups).


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    Competences - Not applicable