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Standing together against domestic violence



Our research has found that ‘The vast majority of the gaps in the working practices of agencies, and the frustrations of staff dealing with domestic violence on a daily basis could be addressed by effective training’.

Completing The Jigsaw, Standing Together, 2008

Our Commitment to Training

The goal of training is to reduce or eliminate domestic abuse by increasing awareness and improving practice across all sectors. When frontline staff are trained to systematically enquire, identify and respond to domestic abuse, this increases early identification. Training is cost effective and increases staff competency and confidence.

Standing Together endeavour to ensure that practitioners in partner agencies have the skills and expertise to respond appropriately and safely to domestic abuse in the community. Additionally we inform our partners of the resources and skills available within other partner agencies and how these can be access.

What We Offer

Our training is relevant for all managers and practitioners who encounter domestic abuse amongst their client base. We offer a selection of courses suitable both for individual or multi-agencies at a range of levels from a foundation in domestic abuse dynamics to advanced and skills-based courses.

"The (Standing Together) training and understanding of the SDVC has enabled Witness Care Unit staff to be more sympathetic towards domestic abuse victim/witnesses and to promote the court to them, which has helped alleviate some of their concerns"

Kensington and Chelsea Police Witness Care Unit

About Our Training

Training is designed and delivered by professional trainers who all have specialist experience working within the domestic abuse field. Wherever possible, training includes specific input from partner agencies including ADVANCE Advocacy Project, and/or an experienced member of the organisation being trained. Training is highly interactive and based upon current best practice and evidence of what works well in a coordinated community response to domestic abuse.

Standing Together runs courses within the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, throughout London and nationally.

 

Latest Training Flier

Training and Attendance Report 2013-2014

Training and Attendance Report 2012-2013

Training and Attendance Report 2011-2012

Training and Attendance Report 2010-2011

Training and Attendance Report 2009-2010

 

For more information about our Training services please contact the training team or call 020 8748 5717.

 

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Last Modified: Aug 2014

Our Courses

Standing Together runs tailor-made courses for single or multi-agency groups, and puts on 'open access' multi-agency courses on which any agency can book places. Check details of  up-coming courses.

 

Domestic Violence: Dynamics and Best Practice

Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Skills 

Engaging with Domestic Abuse Perpetrators

Domestic Homicide Reviews: Processes & Findings

Abuse in Young People's Relationships

Operational & Strategic Partnerships: CCR in Action

Addressing DV for your Employees

DAHA - Housing Standards for Domestic Abuse

MARAC

Stalking

Sexual Violence

Interfamilial Violence

Routine Enquiry in Health Settings

SDVC

Free* BAMER Training (borough specific only) 

Tailor-Made Courses