We are able to offer bespoke training, tailored to your needs. If you have any queries regarding any of the training we offer please contact us via email training@ddvsas.org.uk




Working With Domestic Abuse

Please see below the invite and booking form for our current training we will be hosting on 19th September 2016


Training invite 2016


Domestic Abuse Awareness – a half day which looks at :

  • The new definition
  • What is domestic abuse in a societal context
  • The dominator and the tactics of abuse
  • Myths and Realities
  • The cycle of violence
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Why women/men stay in abusive relationships
  • Vulnerable groups (toxic factors)
  • Case studies

Support available, from us and from partner agencies

The Freedom Programme taster for agencies – a half day which looks at:

  • What the Freedom Programme is
  • How it was developed
  • What is covered in the sessions
  • Dominating behaviour, what is it, and what effect does it have
  • The chance to take part in the first session
  • Who will benefit
  • How to refer in
  • Support available from partner agencies

The Effect of Domestic Abuse on Children and Young People – Half day which looks at:

  • The new definition and children and young people
  • What is abusive behaviour
  • The impact of domestic abuse on children and young people
  • Signs and symptoms of domestic abuse
  • Who are the partner agencies and how to refer in

Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR)- half day:

These workshops are for any organisation that may have had contact with a victim, perpetrator or their families and need to understand what DHR’s are, why we have to do them and what the procedure is for their completion.

The workshop is for staff and 1st line supervisors who may be involved in the process of a DHR, we can accommodate up to 30 people at a time.

Workshop contents

  • Introduction to DHR
  • Definition
  • Purpose
  • Ethos
  • Key roles
  • Record keeping
  • Lessons learned
  • Overview of process, report writing and action plan

DHR Workshop outcomes

  • Understand what a domestic homicide review (DHR) is and when one takes place
  • Be able to state what the procedures are and who may be involved
  • Have an overview of what you will need to do if your agency has worked with the victim, perpetrator or the family- Chronologies/Individual Management Reviews.
  • Be clear about the timescales involved in a DHR

To find out more, discuss a tailored bespoke package for your organisation, or to book, please contact 01246 540 464