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UPDATED: Domestic Abuse Guidance for Pre-Schools, Schools and Colleges

Date: Monday, 17th Oct 2022 | Category: Guidance, Safeguarding in Education

The Hampshire Domestic Abuse Partnership (HDAP) Domestic Abuse Guidance for Schools, Pre-Schools and Colleges has been updated and is available on the HSCP website.

The purpose of the guidance is to increase awareness among those working with children and young people about domestic abuse and provide support to staff in an education setting to have conversations with young people and their carers.

The guidance covers:

  1. Identifying when someone may be experiencing domestic abuse.
  2. Talking to parents and responding to disclosures.
  3. Support with safety planning and accessing support.