The Raising Awareness of Domestic Abuse course is available on the Church of England training portal.

It is a specialist course exploring the nature and dynamics of domestic abuse, with a focus on church settings.  Everyone holding any pastoral role within the Church should take this course, especially:

  • Anyone holding the Bishop’s licence, commission, authorisation, or permission (clergy, PtO, Readers, LLMs)
  • Churchwardens
  • Lay Chapter Members.
  • Pastoral Visitors
  • PCC Members
  • Safeguarding Officers

The course is online and takes around 1 1/2 to 2 hours to complete.