Upcoming courses:

  • Wed 13 Mar 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'


To ensure participants gain knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of honour-based violence (HBV) and equip them with the skills to support clients effectively.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:-

  • Understand and define what honour-based violence is
  • Understand the difference between Forced, False and Arranged Marriages
  • Be aware of the prevalence of HBV
  • Determine the difference between culture and religion
  • Understand the concept and importance of ‘honour’
  • Identify ways in which honour can be destroyed and the families’ motives for upholding honour
  • Identify types of abuse associated with HBV
  • Examine the consequences of HBV on the individual, family and community
  • Know the basic rules when supporting an individual affected by or at risk of HBV
  • Identify the potential indicators of HBV
  • Determine risk levels for people affected by or at risk of HBV and the processes to manage that risk
  • Consider the most appropriate way of supporting an individual
  • Determine ways to keep an individual safe
  • Be confident to deal with a disclosure
  • Understand the role of other agencies as it relates to HBV
  • Learn about other support services and what help, and information is available
  • Consider how this learning might impact on their own work situation


Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE