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Webinars & E-learning


Welsh Women’s Aid is pleased to offer a selection of our courses as e-learning training packs. These courses have been developed by our expert trainers and are an affordable and time-efficient way to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Please see below for information on the e-learning courses available and instructions to enrol on a course.


Domestic Abuse Awareness

Course description:

Domestic abuse 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.

This course explains the dynamics, nature, effects and causes of domestic abuse.

Learners will analyse victim responses, evaluate how best to respond to victim disclosures, and how to safeguard and share information safely and correctly.

The course also looks at specialist support services, and how to refer to them.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the dynamics, causes and impact of domestic abuse.
  • Have more confidence in recognising domestic abuse and managing disclosures.
  • Be able to signpost survivors for appropriate support

Cost: £20.00

This course is accredited through the CPD Certification service



Understanding Vicarious Trauma

Course description:

Vicarious Trauma affects a large number of professionals who are immersed in work with vulnerable or traumatised individuals in the UK. It often involves hearing or reading accounts from individuals about something very bad happening in their life. Overtime, hearing accounts of violence and abuse can have potentially detrimental impact on the psychological well-being of professionals.

This training is aimed at helping professionals understand the impact of vicarious trauma so that they can care for themselves and other staff.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand Vicarious Trauma
  • Understand Psychological trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Secondary trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout
  • The role of empathy and compassion
  • Empathy work and emotional reactions to other people’s trauma
  • Effects of Vicarious Trauma
  • Preventing Vicarious Trauma and responding to symptoms
  • Practicing professional boundaries
  • Nurturing resilience
  • Self-care, peer, and organisational support.

Cost: £20.00

This course is accredited through the CPD Certification service



Sexual Harassment 1: Exploring Sexual Harassment

Course description:

Sexual harassment is often seen as a ‘lesser’ form of sexual violence; this module aims to demonstrate that sexual harassment is a serious form of sexual violence which can have devastating and sometimes long-lasting consequences for survivors. Sexual harassment permeates both the social life and work life of women and in this interesting course we look through the myths surrounding the topic and highlight the reality for survivors living with sexual harassment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Have an increased awareness of sexual harassment.
  • Understand the dynamics, causes and impact of sexual harassment.
  • Be able to identify sexual harassment.

Cost: £20.00

This course is accredited through the CPD Certification service



How to enrol?

To enrol onto a course please complete our training sign-up form:

Training sign-up

Once you have been enrolled onto a course you will receive an automated email with a link to access the course. If you have not received the email, please check your junk mail and wait 3 working days before contacting us.

If you have any questions about Welsh Women’s Aid training or courses, please contact our team at: [email protected]




‘How fluctuating mental capacity affect survivors’

Welsh Women’s Aid and Aberystwyth University will be hosted an informative webinar and we welcome you to join us. Led by Rebecca Zerk, Professor John Williams and Mwenya Chimba PhD (Head of Training at Welsh Women’s Aid), attendees learnt about the factors that can impact on mental capacity, from brain injury to learning disability and dementia, and their various indicators, as well as how to explore the best way of working with and responding to survivors who lack mental capacity in the context of a domestic abuse situation.

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