Providing safe and appropriate financial capability support

We want frontline workers who are providing financial capability support to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to provide safe and appropriate support to victims of economic abuse. This is why we have developed specialised training on economic abuse for financial advisors.


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 

Accreditation  

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 on request. Face-to-face training is also available, subject to a COVID-19 risk assessment and social distancing measures. 

To book a course or for more information, please contact: [email protected]

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