It is important that people who work with adults at risk understand what abuse and neglect is, and what action to take if abuse or neglect is suspected.
The following training is available:
You can access useful training online via Social Care Institute for Excellence: e-learning courses.
Forced Marriage eLearning training for professionals
The Forced Marriage Unit has developed a new forced marriage e-learning package for professionals. The modules aim to enable professionals to recognise the warning signs of forced marriage and ensure that the appropriate action is taken to help protect and support all those at risk.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you encounter problems registering.
The Southend, Essex and Thurrock (SET) Domestic Abuse Board competency framework can help organisations ensure their staff have appropriate domestic violence and abuse training, commensurate with their role. Correct training will give those working with victims, families and perpetrators the confidence to provide an appropriate response to disclosures ensuring that the victim/survivors and perpetrators will be supported and signposted to suitable services, increasing safety. For more information contact Domestic.AbuseEssex@essex.gov.uk
You can find out about our Domestic Violence and Abuse Training competencies here