april, 2019

16apr10:00 am4:00 pmUnderstanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse


Event Details

This session is aimed at front-line staff who work directly with women, children and young people. The course draws on up-to-date research and theorising about the issue as well as current best practice in relation to supporting those experiencing domestic abuse.

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

  • Reframe domestic abuse as a course of coercive and controlling conduct which produces compliance in the victimised partner through fear and the creation of a sense of entrapment
  • Appreciate the impact of domestic abuse on those who experience it and how it affects their behaviour and choices
  • Understand the main issues of providing a sensitive and appropriate service to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse

Cost: £50 per statutory sector delegate/£35 per voluntary sector delegate

To book, please email booking@womensaid.scot or for further information, call 0131 226 6606.


(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Scottish Women's Aid Office

2nd Floor, 132 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3JD