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Supporting a Woman with No Recourse to Public Funds Webinar

1 November 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


About this Event

The webinar will provide attendees with information and guidance on Domestic Abuse and its interaction with women with No Recourse to Public Funds, provide a safe space for discussions and provide follow-up information that can be utilised after the training.

What you will learn:

  • What it means to have “no recourse to public funds” and the effects of this on the people it applies to.
  • Develop an understanding of domestic abuse specific to women with no recourse to public funds – definitions, types of, who it affects, and current and emerging legislation.
  • Understand complex matters such as victims subject to immigration control, forced marriage and transnational marriage abandonment.
  • Risk factors for Domestic Abuse specific to vulnerable groups.
  • The impact of Domestic Abuse on Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.
  • Additional barriers to seeking help when the victim has no recourse to public funds, and how to address them.
  • Learn about specific local and national resources available to aid support for victims, including the application process for concession on behalf of another person.

The training will enable you to better understand the realities and prevalence of domestic abuse and women with no recourse to public funds, using statistics, legislation and the government definitions.

It explores the nature of domestic abuse and enables you to identify behaviours, recognise signs and how this behaviour impacts the victim using real life case studies.

It explores the effects domestic abuse has on children and identifies the societal myths to understand the barriers that stand in the way of a person leaving an abusive relationship.

After the training you will be able to develop strategies to advocate appropriately for the person who is being subjected to Domestic Abuse and know how to source the appropriate support, including translation services where needed.

This training is most suited to people with a background or general understanding of domestic abuse.

Some roles that may find this training particularly useful includes:

  • Health and social care workers
  • Intervention workers.
  • Refuge workers including Managers
  • Independent Domestic Violence Advocates (IDVAs)
  • Family Support Workers
  • Outreach Workers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Council officers responsible for developing strategies, policies and procedures
  • Other professionals who advise non-UK nationals

The training is a recognised CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Training. Once completed, attendees will receive a CPD certificate.

This webinar will be accessed through MS Teams. Prior to the session, please check you have access to MS Teams and that you have picture and sound on your device.

No refunds will be issued, but tickets can be transferred to events of equivalent value.


1 November 2022
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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