Coercive Control

 

Cost: Free for people working in Nottingham city and Nottinghamshire county. Funded by the Crime and Drugs Partnership

Location: Online

Duration: 2.5 hours

 

About this course

Coercive control is when someone tries to control someone else through threats, fear, humiliation or intimidation and it sits at the centre of domestic abuse. Experts like Evan Stark liken coercive control to being taken hostage: “the victim becomes captive in an unreal world created by the abuser, entrapped in a world of confusion, contradiction and fear.”

Our session will take a deep-dive into this issue. This session is for any professional from any sector, whose work brings them into contact with survivors or perpetrators of controlling and coercive behavior. This could be:

  • Domestic abuse support workers
  • Teachers
  • Police
  • Social workers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Financial service teams
  • Housing officers and refuge staff

 

Takeaways

 You’ll leave this session with

  • A clear understanding of what coercive control is and its impact on survivors
  • Awareness of what to look out for
  • Knowledge of the offence under the law and how to gather evidence
  • Confidence to respond to survivors
  • Key good practice techniques for working with survivors

 

Entry requirements

Before taking this course, we advise attending Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse.  

  • Price: 
  • Funded by: The Crime and Drugs Partnership and County Joint Commissioners, for delivery in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

 

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