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Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness Training City Health

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

This half day course is aimed at healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff (receptionists, support staff, health care assistants) who wish to develop an awareness of domestic violence and abuse (DVA).

We will consider:

  • different types of DVA
  • DVA statistics
  • risk factors
  • the impact on the health and well-being of victims
  • information sharing and where to go for advice
  • how to find out about local support services and referral pathways.



Prerequisite knowledge

For clinical and non-clinical staff, including:

Health centre reception staff

Health care support staff

Staff nurses

Other healthcare professionals