Raising awareness of domestic abuse - online training
This course will help you to develop a greater understanding of what Domestic Abuse is, who it affects, as well as its impact on individuals, children, the wider family, and the community. How does this relate to Christian faith and Church communities? By the end of the course you will have an increased awareness of the needs of domestic abuse survivors in order to support them effectively, while at the same time understanding the boundaries and limitations of your own role. This course is recommended for everyone and is mandatory for the following:
- Anyone holding the Bishop’s licence, commission, authorisation, or permission (clergy, PtO, Readers, LLMs)
- Bishops Visitors / Pastoral Visitors
- Safeguarding Officers
- Ordinands during IME 1
- Chaplaincy Council Members
- Staff at Theological Education Institutions with student-facing roles
- Members of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel.
Please refer to the Pathway for more information on the course aims and outcomes. You will need to log in to your Church of England Safeguarding Training Portal account to access the learning.