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Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse (County)

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse (Nottinghamshire County)

Date: 16th June 2022

Location: online via Zoom

Duration: 3.5 hours

For Nottinghamshire County workers

Are you looking to increase your understanding of domestic violence and abuse? This half-day course will help you build up a toolkit of information and strategies to use in your workplace and everyday life.

What will you learn?

After attending this session, you’ll be able to

Understand the impact of domestic violence and abuse on adults and children (including trauma)

Describe different types of abuse, including coercive control

Spot potential indicators of domestic abuse

Understand the barriers survivors face in getting help

Pinpoint and use good practice in responding

Use and signpost to useful resources and services

Feel more confident in helping to support anyone affected by domestic violence and abuse

Who should sign up?

Anyone who has not previously attended domestic abuse training or who needs a refresher

Anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of the Domestic Abuse Act

Anyone keen to increase their understanding of violence and abuse against women and confidence in responding to it

New team members and colleagues of experienced practitioners

Commissioners, managers and strategists who need to develop team responses

This session is for anyone working or volunteering outside of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

During the session, specific reference is made to different types of domestic abuse, so we recommend attending in a quiet and confidential space. Support is available if you are impacted by any content if the session.

About our trainers

Our trainers here at Equation, have an extensive background in supporting survivors of domestic abuse in a range of specialist provisions, as well as supporting children.

Want to find out more or book?

Book securely online here or, if you’ve got questions, drop an email to training@equation.org.uk

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