Access to services and immigration advice for refugee, asylum seeking, EEA, and migrant survivors of domestic abuse (CPD course)

CPD: 6 points

This course is designed to follow on from our Domestic abuse and immigration status course and our Domestic abuse and free movement law course, however it can be attended independently but please note that it will not cover in any detail the full spectrum of immigration statuses a woman may hold.

How will I benefit by attending this course?

It will enable you to better support refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women who are experiencing domestic abuse.

What does the course cover?

• Access to public funds
• Entitlement to healthcare
• Right to community care services
• Accessing immigration advice/Legal Aid
• Your role as a DA expert – how to use your expertise effectively to support migrant women

Course dates and booking:

See our list below for upcoming events and click on the course to book your space.

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Who is this training suitable for?

The course is suitable for:

• Domestic Abuse Support workers
• Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocates (DAPA’s)
• Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors (IDVA’s)
• Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA’s)
• Community outreach workers
• Advice centre caseworkers
• Other professionals who work with survivors of abuse.


Women’s Aid members: £150
Non-members: £175

Note: There is approximately 30 minutes of overlap between this course and our Domestic abuse and immigration status course. For this reason we are offering a 20% discount to participants booking on both courses. (course content overlap)

Trainer profile:

Radha Ruskin

Radha is an Accredited Senior Immigration and Asylum Adviser with extensive experience of working with refugee, asylum seeking and migrant survivors of DA and gender-based violence, including FGM, forced marriage and sex trafficking. She recently ran a project funded through Comic Relief which provided asylum seeking and migrant women with immigration representation and tribunal advocacy. She has considerable experience of working with and interviewing women who have experienced trauma and/or are suffering from mental health issues.

Please note that submitting an application form will automatically generate an invoice so please only apply if you wish to attend the course.

If you have any questions please email: [email protected]

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