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Understanding the impact of Coercive and Controlling Behaviour in Violence Against Women

What is it all about?

Violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence permeates the lives of thousands of people each day with destructive results. Underpinning this abuse are coercive and controlling behaviours and tactics of the abuser.

Since coercive and controlling behaviour became a criminal offence, WWA worked with Police and survivors to train their officers to better understand the dynamics and effects of this behaviour, and how to gather effective evidence. Further enhanced by the insights gained form working closely with the Police, this course equips all professionals whose service users may be experiencing coercive control with knowledge and skills to support them.

Who would fine this useful?

Any professional whose service users may be affected by coercive and controlling behaviour

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise coercive control tactics, and understand their impact on victims, including children
  • Understand applicable legislation
  • Apply knowledge of coercive & controlling behaviour and legislation in order to:
    • enhance your own record keeping
    • better assess the needs of your service users who are being coercively controlled
    • be able to apply understanding of the legislation to provide valuable evidence and statements to the police


Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


For more information about this course or to book this training please contact us at [email protected]

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