Safe Newcastle Domestic Abuse Training

Safe Newcastle have just published their multi-agency training programme on domestic abuse for 2022-23.

The training programme is primarily aimed at managers, paid staff and volunteers who may come into contact with people subjected to domestic abuse, perpetrators of abuse and / or children living in families where domestic abuse is occurring.
The training courses are suitable for staff from many different sectors and organisations, including, but not limited to:

  • Specialist domestic and sexual violence service providers
  • Health professionals, for example, midwives, health visitors, GPs, nurses, mental health services
  • Adult and children’s social care practitioners, including Early Help staff
  • Children’s Centres and voluntary sector children’s organisations
  • Education sector
  • Housing and hostel services
  • Alcohol and drug services
  • Criminal justice agencies

The programme includes the following courses:

  • Domestic Abuse Awareness (Level 1)
  • Domestic Abuse Ask and Action Training (Level 2)
  • Domestic Abuse Trusted Professional Training (Level 3)
  • Domestic Abuse Risk Identification and MARAC Training
  • Domestic Abuse and LGBT+ People
  • Psychology of Victim Blaming

Information on when the courses are and how to books is included in the following training programme