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Understanding & Responding to Domestic Violence&Abuse – City – Face to Face

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse

Are you looking to increase your understanding of domestic violence and abuse? This full-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

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


PLEASE NOTE: this training is being held face to face. Failure to attend without providing at least 24 hours notice will result in a £15 charge. This is due to a high number of no shows at our face to face training, which negatively affects our ability to provide free training sessions.

If you are unable to attend due to sickness on the day please inform us by email. We are also able to accept an alternative delegate in your place – their name will need to be provided before the start of the session by email to training@equation.org.uk.


Please be aware: due to the conditions of our funding, this training is free to people working in Nottingham City and County – chargeable outside of these areas.

We are monitoring the attendance list and you will be asked to pay if you do not qualify for a free ticket.

Find all Equation’s training sessions here.


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