Providing safe and appropriate financial capability support

Do you provide financial capability support? Would you like new knowledge and skills to provide safe and appropriate support to victims of economic abuse?

This course will strengthen your knowledge of economic abuse and provide new skills to respond. The course aims to raise awareness of economic abuse as it is experienced within the context of domestic abuse and improve the financial capability support available to victim-survivors.

Who is this course suitable for?

The training is designed for frontline workers and volunteers who provide financial capability support as part of their role. It will enable them to develop a range of skills, knowledge and behaviors so they feel confident that their practice provides safe and appropriate support to victims-survivors of economic abuse.

Domestic abuse support staff, family support workers or individual advice and guidance professionals are just some of those we have trained on this course. It may also be of interest to financial crime specialists, creditors and money coaches.

What is the course format?

This online course is an interactive and collaborative e-learning experience. You will have access to an interactive training session facilitated by a highly experienced trainer, including group discussion and exercises. Accreditation includes feedback on your individual assignment.

Course objectives  

  • Recognise and understand the nature of economic abuse as a form of domestic abuse 
  • Understand how the victim-survivor’s financial capability can be affected by domestic abuse  
  • Understand how different methods of communication can impact victim-survivors of domestic abuse  
  • Understand the boundaries of financial capability support and refer the victim-survivor to the most appropriate support for their situation 
  • Understand how your own values, beliefs and attitudes relating to domestic abuse and financial capability could impact on the support provided   
  • Understand safety issues relating to the provision of financial capability support to victim-survivors of domestic abuse 


On completion of a pre-course task, attendance at training, and the successful completion of a post-training assignment, course participants can receive the following accreditation: 

  • Unit title: Supporting victim-survivors of economic abuse to develop their financial capability  
  • Level 2  
  • Credit value 3  
  • Unit code EB2/2/001  

Delivery methods and course fees  

We can deliver the course online via Zoom or Microsoft Teams, with a maximum of 16 learners per course. Course fees and details of accreditation costs are available in our training booklet. Face-to-face training is not currently available due to Covid-19 safety measures.

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For more information, please contact: [email protected]

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