For individuals and organisations in the housing sector

Our "Domestic Abuse: Good Practice for Housing Providers" training course is for anyone who works in housing, particularly those who aren't domestic abuse specialists.

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Featured on ITV News, Sky News, Inside Housing and Radio 4's Women’s Hour, this one-day course teaches participants to:

  • raise awareness of the vital role housing plays in identifying
    and responding to domestic abuse
  • understand domestic abuse, its definitions and dynamics
  • complete relevant risk assessments and onward referrals to the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)
  • implement action plans
  • make referrals to appropriate specialist agencies
  • gain understanding of the legal framework and options available to those involved
  • analyse strategies used by different agencies 

About the trainer

Gudrun (Guddy) Burnet is Senior Business Partner at Peabody and has worked in the field of domestic abuse for 10 years.

Guddy has trained over 45 Housing Provider’s nationally. She is the housing representative for the National Violence Against Women’s and Girls stakeholder panel hosted by the Home Office. She has spoken at International conferences in Czechoslovakia, Brighton, Belfast and the Hague about her work in housing and domestic abuse. She is a trustee of AVA and a 2016 Winston Churchill Fellow and was shortlisted for Red Magazine's Pioneering Woman of the year Award 2016.

Course details

Choose from Peabody's offices in central London (where lunch will be provided) or at your organisation.

£150 plus VAT per delegate (minimum of 5 delegates). Discount price of £1300 plus VAT for a group of 10 delegates.

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“The training was really relevant to my job and the trainer was extremely knowledgeable. Highly recommended. Really enjoyed the course and came away with lots of information to help me. A difficult subject matter that was delivered really well” L&Q

"‘The course was very informative from a practitioner's point of view.  I feel more able to deal with DV cases and have learnt how to deal with MARACS effectively and to fill out the CAADA forms." Network Stadium

“Enjoyed the training and feel I understand procedures in place now. Gudrun is very good at explaining in-depth and answering any questions.” Circle

“Very useful, think all frontline staff should attend. Very knowledgeable and informative trainer.” Havebury