Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence

CPD (Continued Professional Development)


Unit 1: Forced Marriage and Honour-based Violence Awareness

  • Section 1: The facts – Understand what ‘Forced Marriage’ and ‘Honour-based Violence’ are
  • Section 2: The why – Understand why awareness is important
  • Section 3: Skillscast (video content only)
  • Section 4: The how – Understand how to protect those at risk and support survivors

Section 1 summary:

In this section, learners will be introduced to the different types of honour-based violence and abuse, the signs and behaviours that may indicate abuse is taking place, and the policies and legislation that underpin these types of abuse. Learners will also explore the impact abuse has on survivors.

Section 2 summary:

In Section 2, learners will explore statistics relating to forced marriage and honour-based violence, and how these crimes affect different groups within society.

Section 3 summary:

This section is video content only. The video includes an interview with Victim Support.

Section 4 summary:

In the final section, learners will cover how to assess and manage risk to increase survivor safety, understand what ‘multi-agency working’ is, and outline the available supportive services and resources and the impact abuse can have on professionals.

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Course Type / Level



CPD (Continued Professional Development)

Who is this for?

Distance Learning is suitable for those who wish to study at their own pace, at a pace that suits them. These courses are designed to be part of you Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Entry Requirements

Age 19+
EU/UK resident for the last three years

Dates and Duration

Start Date: To Be Advised
Time: At a time to suit you
Day: Work at a day to suit you - Distance Learning only
Duration: 4 Weeks



Progression Route

Accredited Distance Learning courses.

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