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Domestic Abuse Level 1 & 2

Suitable for all Council and partner agency staff and volunteers who need an understanding of domestic abuse.  

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse Introduction : - E Learning (Level 1)
  • Domestic Violence and Abuse Brief Overview : 3 hours classroom (Level 1)

The E learning and Brief Overview are suitable for anyone needing a basic introduction to domestic violence and abuse offering a choice of learning methods. Content is similar but not identical. They stand alone, or can step up to the level 2 and 3 courses.

Domestic Violence and Abuse Brief Overview - dates for 2017 and 2018

14th February 2018

Domestic Violence and Abuse – Level 2 – full day - this includes discussion of the latest research on types of domestic violence and abuse, cycle of change, barriers to leaving and much more.

The Level 2 course is designed for anyone working directly with families who may be affected by domestic abuse. This course will provide learners with a greater knowledge and support practice from that gained in the Level 1 course.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Describe what domestic violence and abuse is and the dynamics and barriers that make it hard to report, and difficult to escape from.
  • Describe the wide-ranging effects on Adults and Children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse
  • Be alert to the possibility of domestic violence and abuse in your own workplace whether customers or colleagues.
  • Know how to respond appropriately and where to get support

What people have said:

"Hopefully I'll never need to refer someone for a domestic violence incident but if I do I now know what to do. The course was enjoyable and I learned a lot."

"The training was eye-opening and very informative. Whether you expect to come into contact with it or not it is useful knowledge."

The dates for 2017 and 2018 are below:

11th January 2018
25th January 2018
20th February 2018
15th March 2018

All training sessions are held at Doncaster Council Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

To book a place on any of these courses:

Please email Doncaster HR Team: or phone (01709) 255706

These courses are provided FREE of charge for any agency working in Doncaster.

Due to delegates failing to attend, or cancel with sufficient notice we have introduced a £25 charge for non attendance. You will be required to provide an address for invoice when you place your booking. In the event of cancellation within 5 working days of the course this charge will be made. Substitutes are accepted with advanced notice.

Please provide the following information when you make a booking:

Doncaster Council - payroll number, full name, postal address Directorate/Service

Area/Team, line manager's name and your contact phone number and e-mail address.

Other Organisations -

Full name, postal address details of the organisation and your contact phone number and e-mail address.  

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