Our expert training is for anyone who wants to develop their skills in responding to domestic abuse in their working life, including frontline professionals, community workers, private sector employers/employees, and volunteers. Whatever your role, Equation can develop your skills in spotting the signs of abuse, assessing and supporting survivors, and responding to perpetrators. 

Please note that we recommend all delegates complete both our essential training sessions before booking onto any further specialist sessions. 

Due to COVID-19, we have moved to online delivery enabling delegates to access training remotely. As we work to update our website with our online delivery platforms, we encourage you to subscribe to our professionals’ newsletter for the latest training announcements. 

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Get the latest news about our resources, updates on best practice guidelines and upcoming training courses.

On-Demand Training: Access Anytime

COVID-19 Updates

The following are 5-minute bite-sized updates from the sector on the impact of COVID-19 restrictions to Domestic Abuse support and Services. 


Update on COVID-19 restrictions in relation to Healthcare services across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County.




Update on COVID-19 restrictions in relation to MARAC meetings and MARAC processes.



Nottinghamshire Women's Aid

Update on COVID-19 restrictions in relation to Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid which covers Mansfield, Newark, Sherwood and Bassetlaw


Adult Social Care

Update on COVID-19 restrictions in relation to the processes and services in Nottingham City Council’s Adult Social Care.


Police Update


Update on COVID-19 restrictions and the Police response to domestic abuse.



DART and Children’s Services

Update on COVID-19 restrictions in relation to Nottingham City Council’s DART and Children’s Services. 


Other Sessions

Other online training and educational content relating to domestic abuse and sexual violence. Available to view anytime. 

Introductory Training

Introduction to domestic abuse for workers and volunteers: 20 Mins, Access Anytime
A basic introduction to domestic abuse for workers and volunteers in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire during the COVID-19 restrictions.

Economic Abuse in the Context of Domestic Abuse

Interview with Dr. Nicola-Sharp Jeffs from Surviving Economic Abuse. It provides an insightful overview of Economic Abuse and highlights the key resources and referral points.

Equation’s Full Training Suite

Please see below for details of our full suite of training. We are working hard to organise online sessions for our training. To be one of the first to hear as new sessions are announced, please subscribe to our newsletter for professional’s

Essential Training

Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse is the starting point for professionals. This one-day course aims to create a shared understanding of domestic violence and abuse among professionals working in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and to increase appropriate responses. 


Challenging Domestic Violence: Good Practice Guidelines for Working with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, helps to develop understanding around why abusive men perpetrate domestic violence. It will help delegates to respond safely to perpetrators they may meet in day-to-day working life. 

Understanding & Responding to Domestic Abuse

Challenging Domestic Violence

Please note, you must attend ‘Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse’ before booking on to ‘Challenging Domestic Violence’ as you’ll need learnings from that session to complete the other. 

Specialist Training


Our specialist training sessions develop in-depth understanding around different forms of abuse, the varying experiences and barriers faced by survivors, and additional risk considerations in safeguarding and offering effective support.   

Do you need training that is tailored to meet your needs?

Equation has a strong background in delivering full and half day training sessions and can develop bespoke training programs tailored specifically to the needs of your agency or required area of development.

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More From Equation

Briefings and Bespoke Training

Find out more about our available briefings and bespoke training programs designed for ‘in-house’ delivery. Now available for remote delivery. 

Seminars & Webinars


Equation host seminars and webinars for workers in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire county that embed learning from the latest research and studies at the forefront of this field. 



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