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Domestic Violence - HR’s Legal and Ethical Obligations



This is course is designed to create awareness on the topic of domestic violence and how it is impacting employees today. Review of the power and control elements which offers a visual representation of the tactics employed by abusive partners to asset power and control.

Discuss Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 which outlines the statutory right for paid domestic violence leave.

Review correct and incorrect measures that employees can take to support victims and examine what other companies are doing.


  • What is Domestic Violence? 
  • Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023- statutory right for paid domestic violence leave
  • Domestic Violence Statistics
  • Duluth model/ Power and Control wheel
  • Crisis Intervention model
  • How domestic violence impacts women
  • Actions the employer can take to help the victim
  • Correct measures the employer can take
  • Measures the employer should avoid
  • Domestic violence awareness month
  • What are other companies doing to help victims of domestic violence
  • Importance of Wellbeing in the workplace
  • Key Takeaways


This course will be delivered virtually and will take the form an interactive, facilitated workshop. The facilitator will use best practice articles, video clips and collaborative discussions to enhance the learning experience.


Upon completion of this course, learners will:

Learn skills that you as a manager can do to support victims of domestic abuse

Have knowledge of the work life balance and Miscellaneous Provisions act to ensure the rights of victims are adhered to

Gain an understanding of the power and control wheel so you can offer the correct support depending on the victim’s situation.

Have the ability to deal with different scenarios with confidence and as they arise and share this knowledge with other members within the team.

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