Hafan Cymru

Hafan Cymru

Preventing Abuse, Promoting Independence

Hafan Cymru Training Services

Training for Professionals

Our tiered training courses provide an opportunity for employees to develop their skills and invest in their Continuous Professional Development. All course are designed to increase skills and knowledge and to develop working practice. Courses are bespoke to meet your individual and organisation needs.

Training Services Core Courses

Employees from the voluntary, statutory and private sectors who work in a public facing role would benefit from this training.

The Domestic Abuse Awareness training aims to raise understanding of abuse, enable individuals to recognise the signs of abuse and give practitioners the confidence to know where to signpost those affected for support. The course is facilitated by experienced practitioners and trainers who will also provide information about Domestic Abuse services available and referral processes locally and nationally.

Domestic Abuse Awareness 1/2 day


The aim of the training is to raise understanding of abuse, enable individuals to recognise the signs of abuse and give practitioners the confidence to know where to signpost those affected for support, as well as responding to any disclosures of abuse appropriately.


Domestic Abuse Awareness Full day


Building from the half day awareness training, in order to address the issues that are specific to your client group simply select one of the ‘bolt on’ sessions depending on your organisational needs:


Older People & Domestic Abuse

This training aims to increase learners awareness of the dynamics of older people within an abusive relationship whether it is an intimate relationship or family members as perpetrators and how to best provide services to those in need.  During the session, we will explore the barriers that this client group may have to engage with agencies, and how we overcome those barriers.


Coercive & Controlling Behaviour 


This course is aimed at providing knowledge of coercive control with an overview of the offence as part of the Serious Crime Act December 2015. Learners will understand what coercive control is and its function within an abusive relationship, the effects and impacts on those who experience it, what types of abuse are involved and how they can best support victims and/or refer to specialist services.


The Effects on Children


This course will give an insight of the impact of domestic abuse on the childhood experience.  During the session, the learner will explore the impact of these adverse childhood experiences and how that may impact on the individual as they transition into adulthood.  The impact of parenting through domestic abuse and the expectations placed on the individual by agencies will also be explored.   Where to signpost and what support mechanisms are available for children living with domestic abuse.


Managing Risk and Working Effectively


Aimed at all professionals working with clients who have experienced domestic abuse. To increase knowledge of the risks involved with supporting service users, how to keep ourselves safe and familiarise learners with some of the available assessment tools. This training will also cover establishing and maintaining a professional approach with service users and external agencies




A comprehensive full day course that is based on the Social Care Framework ‘Induction to Safeguarding’ which provides a standardised approach to Safeguarding awareness training.


Client based learning

To learn about our “Moving On’ Project click here – Moving On

Hafan Cymru Training Services provides a range of accredited and non-accredited training opportunities to the public, private and voluntary sectors and to individuals in the community. Hafan Cymru is an accredited training provider with Agored Cymru (Centre Number 7134) and OCR (Centre Number 72734). All training is facilitated by experienced practitioners and qualified tutors.

Jayne Regan
Training Services Manager
07795 109434

  • Jayne is an experienced training manager who has worked in the private, public and third sector within education and training for over 15 years.  Jayne is an experienced Training and Employment Manager specialising in accredited and non-accredited adult learning and development. Jayne has worked in and has experience of designing and delivering work-based programmes and adult community Learning programmes for a number of organisations.  Educated to post-graduate level with a PGC in Education and Training,  Diploma in Business and Finance and PGC in Sustainable Leadership. Jayne has recently completed the 20Twenty leadership programme at Bangor University and a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management. A qualified assessor and internal verifier with experience in quality assurance of accredited learning. She has worked for an awarding body as an associate trainer and external verifier for 5 years offering her expertise in the quality assurance of course delivery. Jayne has achieved Levels 3, 4 and 5 in Management, Level 3 Certificate in Preventing and Tackling Domestic Abuse, Level 4 Service Managers Certificate, Safeguarding and Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence ‘Ask and Act’ train the trainer qualifications.

Becky Turton
Training Officer
07875 272834

  • Becky has experience working with victims and perpetrators of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) and has transferred this into the training we have developed and delivered to audiences across Wales. She is also a qualified assessor and IQA specialising in employability and life skills courses to promote learning and development throughout many of our funded projects.

Ann-Marie Curtis
Training Officer
07775 517642

        • Ann is an experienced trainer, Assessor and IQA who has considerable experience, having worked in the sector of Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) for 14 years.  During this time she has been the safeguarding lead and designated person for child protection.  Ann-Marie has considerable experience in developing and delivering bespoke training packages for a variety of customers.





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