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Safe: Domestic Abuse in the Workplace

On Tuesday 2nd July and Thursday 4th July, Safe are running 90 minute virtual sessions on how organisations can help colleagues identify and support team members who maybe suffering Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control.

Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening and violent behaviour, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer. The aim of this training is to develop awareness and understanding of Domestic Abuse and to support all workers dealing with domestic abuse issues in their daily work, with the use of a case study example.

Topics covered:

  • Understanding why it is important to address DA in the workplace
  • Understanding the definition of Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control
  • What drives Domestic Abuse
  • Develop signs and symptoms of DA in the workplace
  • Identify the risk factors where DA is featuring
  • Understand how to address concerns with colleagues
  • Develop knowledge in how to signpost colleagues for support
  • Understand your Domestic Abuse Policy and how to use it

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