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 between 90 minutes and two hours to complete.