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This training is ideal for professionals and community groups. The following is intended as a guideline and will be modified to suit the needs of participants.


To provide participants with the skills and knowledge to respond in a culturally appropiate way to members of the Traveller community who are experiencing domestic violence.


  • Introduction to the Traveller community
  • Definitions of domestic violence
  • Current legislation
  • Impacts of domestic violence on women and children
  • Barriers to Traveller women leaving domestic violence situations
  • Dealing with disclosures of domestic violence
  • Best practice for organisations working with Travellers
  • Crisis intervention and safety plans


  • Skills to work effectively with members of the Traveller community who are experiencing domestic violence
  • Understanding of domestic violence
  • Knowledge of social issues effecting the Traveller community in contemporary Ireland
  • On completion of the course all participants will receive an information pack


3 days, however, it can be modified to suit participants in terms of content and time.


  • Community & voluntary groups € 200 per participant
  • FÁS project participants, statutory sector € 220 per participant

Group rates are available on request.

Exchange House Domestic Violence Reports.

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