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Supporting Domestic Violence Victims in the Workplace: Online E-Learning Course

This best practice e Learning Course is designed to educate HR Professionals, Leaders and Managers on the Statutory Legislation supporting Domestic Violence Leave; with a focus on the ethos that we always act and be led by the employee in terms of safety and confidentiality.

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What People are Saying

Course was very interesting. Material and examples were excellent

About the Programme

One in four women experience domestic violence and more than 20,000 calls are made to domestic violence hotlines countrywide every day.

In this course learners will also gain an understanding of the statutory legislation in place to support those effected by Domestic Violence.

Managers and HR professionals will develop the skills required  to provide the essential support while ensuring the safety of the employee and the confidentiality of each case are fundamental priorities adhered to.

Course Outline



Introduction to Domestic Violence Legislation
What is Domestic Violence
Review of Statistics

Impacts Domestic Violence

Review of personal cases
Power and control wheel explained
Impacts to the victim

Legislation supporting Victims

Statutory right to paid domestic leave
Importance of having a policy
Designated person process

Employer Support

Actions employers can take to support employees
Boundaries for employers
Confidentiality and paperwork

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn skills that you as a manager can do to support victims of domestic abuse.
  • Gain 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.
  • Can deal with different scenarios with confidence and as they arise and share this knowledge with other members within the team.

About Us

The HR Suite is managed by Caroline Reidy who has over 20 years experience in providing HR Services to business throughout Ireland. Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills and past experiences, with The HR Suite team having direct experience with virtually all industry sectors within Ireland.

The HR Suite provide outsourced HR services and Business Solutions, adding real value to your business. In the complex and ever changing human resources and employment legislation arena in Ireland, as your HR advisor we can provide you with timely and accurate advice, support and training on a comprehensive range of topics.

We can also help you maximise your team’s skills and productivity, help control your payroll budget effectively, implement HR best practice, assist with third- party and staff negotiations and ensure legal compliance. The HR Suite facilitates companies to outsource their HR and business needs in the most cost- efficient way.

Best Practice HR Training & Development

We offer best practice, up to date training and development solutions for individuals and teams. Our training offering is designed with you in mind, that is, we invest time in understanding our clients’ training needs, which enables us to deliver the best training solutions.

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Co. Kerry. V92 R6DX (HQ)

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Cork. T12 RW7D

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