Course Content:

This course forms Module 2 of the safeguarding programme

This one day course covers information that will help the delegate
• To improve an awareness and understanding of the dynamics and scope of domestic abuse
• To expand understanding of the different types of abuse that may be present in abusive relationships
• To enable early recognition of abuse
• To encourage early and effective multi-agency intervention
• To increase awareness of community services and resources available
• To raise awareness of the complex nature of domestic abuse and the additional dynamics Christian victims and survivors of abuse face
• To highlight the role and responsibility of the church

NB. If you have attended Module 1 (Safe Church) in the last two years, you can apply for Module 2 only. Please indicate when you attended Safe Church on your application form.

Download Application Form

Who Should Apply?

Corps leaders, Divisional leaders, Divisional staff, Regional Specialists, Corps children’s and youth workers

Venue & Dates

William Booth College
29 October 2020
25 March 2021
20 May 2021

9.30am – 4.00pm

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, delegates should be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse
• Be familiar with the different forms of abuse that victims may be subjected to and the immediate and long range effects they may have
• Recognise early signs of an abusive relationship
• List ways that individuals and the church can take positive action toward ending domestic abuse and to protect and support a victim throughout
• Give examples of appropriate intervention strategies, including listing the appropriate specialist services and resources available
• Understand The Salvation Army reporting procedures following a disclosure


Sue Dunn and Safeguarding Department

Learning Hours:

6 hours

Places Available:

Mar 2020:3
May 2020:16
Oct 2020:23
March 2021:25
May 2021:25