Domestic Abuse: Supporting Employees in the Workplace

A consultation is available to organisations, offering support in Domestic Abuse in the Workplace, which includes training and policy writing.

Overview: This training is for employees and employers, small and large organisations to identify signs of domestic abuse, raising awareness and breaking the stigma. It is split into two parts, one for all employees and part two for managers and HR staff and support in writing a domestic abuse workplace policy. With workplace statistics, legislation, and updated definition of domestic abuse, identifying behaviours and indicators and how it can impact on the employee and organisation, how domestic abuse follows an employee in the workplace, real life case studies, knowledge to provide a supportive workplace and offering support for managers/HR staff to feel confident when an employee has discoursed incidents of domestic abuse.

At the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Understand domestic abuse and be able to recognise the behaviours and indicators.
  • Respond to a disclosure of domestic abuse sensitively and in a way that promotes the safety of the employee.
  • Locate support that is available for anyone who is being subjected to domestic abuse

Attending this training would hugely benefit your company and employees as it will encourage and raise awareness amongst all employees about how to talk openly about domestic abuse and ensure that all employees have access to relevant information including support they can get from managers and external support from domestic abuse organisations.

Duration:

Part One: Two hours (for all employees, including managers and HR staff)

Part Two: One Hour (for managers and HR staff)

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