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Responding to domestic violence and abuse training

Cheshire West and Chester Domestic Abuse Partnership (CWACDAP) run the following multi-agency training programmes for practitioners.

Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) Awareness Level 2 (full day


To enable staff to respond appropriately to DVA and increase the safety of survivors and the accountability of perpetrators through a co-ordinated community response.

Refresher Responding to Domestic Violence and Abuse

(For those who have attended the Responding to DVA (formerly Basic Awareness) full day training approximately three years ago). 


To update DVA practice, provision and procedures information for professionals.

Safeguarding Children from Domestic Violence and Abuse Level 3 (full day)


To increase confidence and competence in safeguarding children and young people affected by DVA through a family approach to safety and recovery.

Sexual Assault Services in CWAC (half day)


To promote sexual assault services in Cheshire West and Chester to increase referrals.

These sessions will be scheduled throughout the year in response to demand. For more information and to register your interest please email.

Training programme

Please see the 2017-2018 training programme below for full details of all courses.


To nominate for any of the above courses please complete the form below.

Please note

There is no cost for attendance but a charge of £50 is levied for anyone who does not make use of their allocated place. 

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