Domestic abuse & complex needs - recognition & response

The Training Exchange
Delivery Method: Virtual

This is a 1 day course delivered online over 2 sessions (for individuals).

Available for individual staff members on our open programme in Bristol (you come to us) and for teams in-house (we come to you).

Also currently available (online for teams).


Training will be delivered face-to-face with Covid-safety measures and clear guidance in place.

If for any reason the course cannot be delivered face-to-face, we will take a flexible and responsive approach to keep people learning by delivering the training on the same day as a live interactive online session or transferring bookings to the next available dates.


Course overview

In keeping with NICE guidance on multi-agency working for domestic abuse, this Level 2 course will develop your confidence to recognise domestic abuse and respond appropriately.

Understand the dynamics of domestic abuse and how it affects peopleļ¾’s lives; consider the impact of service interventions and promote safer working; become familiar with asking clients about abuse; and use tools and consider approaches to assess immediate safety, develop safety plans, and support individuals with complex needs to access specialist services.

Course aims

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

Course objectives

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
  • Understand how service interventions can impact on victims of domestic abuse
  • Increase confidence in how to respond to a disclosure and knowledge of referral pathways and specialist services
  • Understand 'complex needs' and 'trauma' and what this may mean for someone experiencing domestic abuse
  • Increase knowledge of risk assessment and safety planning
  • Gain practical insights into making services safe and accessible for domestic abuse victims


Maximum group size 16 people

Bookable Dates

30th Mar 2021 (09:00)
Online delivery
9/16 places left

Dates available on arrangement

The Training Exchange can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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