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CPD Understanding Domestic Abuse

Course Overview

  • ‘Almost one in three women aged 16-59 will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime’
  • ‘Two women a week are killed by a current or former partner in England and Wales alone’
  • ‘In the year ending March 2019, 1.6 million women experiences domestic abuse.’

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of domestic abuse. Learners will learn about the many aspects of domestic abuse, including legal definitions, the signs of domestic abuse and the dynamics of relationships that lead to domestic abuse. They will also consider the impact on different demographics, and how to react, report and signpost instances of disclosure.

Key Information

Course Length

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Create a long-standing career pathway within the mental health and social care sectors
  • Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Engaging and interactive activities that stretch learners’ thinking and help put their new, extended knowledge into practice
  • Expert curriculum tutors are assigned to provide the support learners need to succeed
  • Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their future work and life
  • Personalised learning support from our excellent team of Learning Support Advisors
  • Support with your future progression through our Careers and Progression Coordinator

Cost and Funding Information

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This course is comprised of one unit with five sections:

Section 1: What is domestic abuse?

Section 2: The dynamics of a relationship that lead to abuse

Section 3: The impact of domestic abuse on different demographics

Section 4: The signs of domestic abuse

Section 5: How to report and react to domestic abuse disclosure

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