Part 1 - essential knowledge 

Self-paced online learning (assessed)

  • Part 1 of this  training will provide a deep understanding of perpetrator work, focusing on context. It will introduce concepts and tools, using quizzes and videos
  • Online study and assessment will take approximately 6-8 hours. 
  • Participants will have access to the training platform for 3 weeks, giving plenty of flexibility to comfortably fit learning around other commitments.

Part 1 course objectives

  • To gain a deep understanding of the gendered nature of men's violence against women
  • To explore domestic abuse interventions within a women's and children's rights framework
  • To introduce tools and techniques for use in groupwork with men
  • To explore the historical context for the development of DVPPs, and to identify how elements of the service work together to identify risk
  • To understand the importance of the Respect Standard

Part 1 access and assessment

Participants will have access to the online learning platform for 3 weeks from the date of purchase.


Participants must complete part 1 and be successfully assessed before proceeding to part 2.

Certificates of successful completion will be issued only to those who pass the online assessment. 

Part 2 upcoming dates

Part 2: essential skills - 16,17, 21,22 February 2023

Aims of part 1 and part 2

To increase knowledge, skills and confidence in order to facilitate groupwork intervention with men who perpetrate domestic abuse against women.

Objectives of part 1 and part 2

  • To explore domestic abuse intervention within a women’s and children’s safety and rights framework
  • To understand a gendered focus as central to group work with men and the ability to deliver practice that meets the Respect Standard
  • To provide skills that hold men to account for their abusive behaviour while motivating change to support respectful beliefs and behaviours
  • To be able to assess suitability and risk issues within domestic abuse work
  • To provide examples of resources and structured sessions for use in groupwork with men


Respect member

-Credit/debit card payment: £144 inc. VAT 
-Manual payment instruction: £151.20 inc. VAT (a 5% surcharge for administration time applies - payment must be received before the training starts). 


-Credit/debit card payment: £210 inc. VAT 
-Manual payment instruction: £220.50 (a 5% surcharge for administration time applies - payment must be received before the training starts)

If you wish to pay manually, or if you have any queries, please email [email protected]

Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
Non-member £210.00
Respect member £144.00
Respect is a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1141636, in Scotland, number SC051284 and a company, number 7582438. Registered address: Hubhub, 20 Farringdon St, London EC4A 4EN
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