Knowledge and Practice Hubs

Domestic abuse knowledge and practice hub

Learning points

  • How to identify signs of coercive and controlling behaviour.
  • Using the trauma model in domestic abuse situations and what is meant by no blame, no shame and empathic curiosity; plus tips on how to frame questions to obtain better information from victims.
  • When and why to refer to a multi-agency risk assessment conference (MARAC).
  • Test your knowledge of domestic abuse research and law, and of private law proceedings (only available to organisations with a workforce licence)

The resources in this hub can help you meet point 4 of the Knowledge and skills statement for child and family practitioners: Adult mental ill health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, physical ill health and disability.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, do let us know.