Digital Abuse within Domestic Violence


This on-site course explains technology used by domestice violence abusers to a non-technical audiences working with victims.

Cost: £900 plus expenses

Today, anyone being stalked, harassed or bullied will have multiple forms of digital technology used against them.

Abusers use mobiles, Internet, social networks, emails and geolocation data to monitor, intimidate or humiliate their victims.

Training course covers:

  1. Overview of domestic abuse stalking behaviour
  2. Understand how people can be traced online/gathering evidence
  3. How surveilliance technology used against victims
  4. Recgonising the symptoms
  5. Why digital abuse is increasing
  6. Considering digital risk be part of the risk assessment
  7. Digital Action plans
  8. Useful tools for victims

Specific advice for victims of domestic violence to reduce their risks including:

  • Account takeovers/hacking
  • Mobile security and apps
  • Facebook and other social network
  • Computer and mobile spyware
  • Geolocation tagging
  • GPS tracking devices
  • Specific advice for domestic violence victims and access issues

Outcomes of the course Gain a better overview of technology and how it works

  • Understand why social media and other technology can put victims at risk
  • Recognise warning signs of cyber stalking and electronic monitoring
  • Have a better understanding of what can and can't be done to help victims  
  • Be able to provide victims with specific advice on how to increase their safety
  • Learn about what digital evidence is available

Cost is only £55 per person (plus travel expenses) minimum of 25 people. If you are interested in a training course please contact: or call 07913 745 131

Quotes from previous training

Very useful, both professionally and personally.

Amazingly informative, extremely valuable for my work role to support victims at high risk

This course was outstanding, it was an in depth look at how easy it can be to be tracked electronically (digitally stalked) and, most importantly, what you can do about it and how you can support others.