Understanding domestic abuse & sexual violence

CPD accredited online courses and bookable training events

Online courses

CPD accredited online training for professionals working with domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Free
Woman completing the Domestic Abuse Awareness Online Course on her office computer

Domestic Abuse Basic Awareness Training

This beginners training course is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults and children or young people, to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding domestic abuse.

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Free
Woman completing the Sexual Violence Awareness Online Course

Sexual Violence Basic Awareness Training

This beginners training course is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding rape and sexual violence.

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Training events

We run a programme of domestic abuse training events throughout the year in collaboration with Sheffield City Council. These events are only available to professionals working in Sheffield.

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The children's playroom in the York refuge, an IDAS support group, working with schools and colleges, one-to-one mentoring

About IDAS

IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Our services include refuge accommodation, community based support, peer mentoring, group work, training and access to a free, confidential out of hours helpline.

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Accreditations and partnerships

Leading light accreditation
Barnsley Metropolitan Council logo
C.P.D. accreditation logo
City of York Council logo
Sheffield City Council logo
Office of Police and Crime Commissioner North Yorkshire logo
South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner