Training and Resources
Our S.A.F.E course, which stands for Safety, Awareness, Freedom, and Empowerment, has been specifically designed for adult victims of domestic abuse. However, it is also a useful resource for anyone who wants to learn more about domestic abuse. This online e-learning course has the following learning outcomes:
It will help you to:
- Gain a better understanding of the causes and effects of domestic abuse
- Explore the different types of domestic abuse
- Understand the cycle of abuse
- Examine the behaviours in a healthy relationship
- Explore the impact domestic abuse has on children
- Look at potential warning signs for future relationships
- Identify core values, empowering you to take these values into future relationships
- Consider your overall well-being
Accessing the Course
The S.A.F.E course is currently accessed via the Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership online training system, Enable. To access the course, follow these instructions:
- Go to the LSCP website and scroll down to where it says "Login to access training" and "Register to access training".
- If you don't have an account, register to create one. This is a simple and straightforward process.
- Once you have successfully logged into Enable, click on "Learning" and scroll down to the "Available Learning" section.
- Choose one of the two S.A.F.E e-learning courses (they are identical except one version includes an extra learning module on how domestic abuse impacts children).
- Start your free course by clicking here.
- For more detailed instructions on how to access the course click here
Professionals Hub for Domestic Abuse in Lincolnshire
The Professionals Hub for Domestic Abuse in Lincolnshire, produced by Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Partnership, offers resources to aid you in working with a client affected by domestic abuse. It also covers anything related to the Lincolnshire MARAC and the Lincolnshire Domestic Homicide Reviews [DHRs].
Click here to access the professionals' hub for domestic abuse in Lincolnshire
SafeLives is a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse. They provide a package of support for professionals. Click on the link below for further information.
Resources for Working with Children and Young People
Below is a selection of downloadable resources that you can use when supporting a child or young person who may have been impacted by domestic abuse:
Click on the name of the resource to download it;
Primary school-aged children
My safety plan (pdf)
Safe place exercise (docx)
Emoji Feelings (pdf)
Hand of support (pdf)
Secondary school-aged children
Types of abuse (pdf)
My Action plan (pdf)
Resources for working with adult victims
Below is a selection of downloadable resources that you can use when you are supporting an adult who may have been impacted by domestic abuse:
Click on the name of the resource to download it.
Cycle of abuse - Adults (docx)
House of hope (docx)
Ideal partner tool (docx)
Remember, if you download or save a document that you don't want anyone else to see, delete it and then remove it from your recycle/trash.
- Exercise: 1 - My Safety Plan
- Exercise: 2 - Safe Place Exercise
- Exercise: 3 - Emoji Feelings
- Exercise: 4 - Hand of Support
- Exercise: 5 - Draw a Friend
- Exercise: 6 - Example Qualities of a Good Friend
- Exercise: 8 - Safety Planning for young People
- Exercise: 9 - Types of Abuse
- Exercise: 10 - Action Plan
- Exercise: 11 - Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships Part 1
- Exercise: 12 - Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships Part 2 Completed
- Exercise: 13 - Cycle of Abuse - Young People
- Exercise: 14 - Cycle of Abuse - Young People - Completed
- Adult Exercise: 3 - My Personal Safety Plan
- Adult Exercise: 4 - Cycle of Abuse
- Adult Exercise: 5 - House of Hope
- Adult Exercise: 6 - Excuses Perpetrators of Abuse Use
- Adult Exercise: 7 - Ideal Partner Tool
- Survivor safety guide