Training & Events Information

We offer a wide range of training opportunities, drawing on our 35 years’ experience of working with women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse. We offer specific training to our members, women's aid groups, as well as offering learning opportunities for practitioners and policy makers. You can download our Spring - Summer 2014 calendar for more information.

For people wanting to study at university level, we have collaborated with Queen Margaret University to develop a module on Gender Justice, Masculinities and Violence. This work has been carried out with the support of the Scottish Government as part of the National Training Strategy on Domestic Abuse.

We can provide training on a commissioned basis, tailored to your organisation. For further information contact Nel Whiting.

Find out more about our training and what participants say about it.


As well as our training calender, our Seminar Series and Annual Conference provide policy makers and practitioners the opportunity to explore and discuss current issues relating to domestic abuse and violence against women.

Conferences and Events

Search our database under Events for upcoming conferences and events. For conference reports and material from past events, please visit the archive of past events section.

Booking your place

Find the event that you want to attend in our searchable database below. There is an online booking form with most of the events. Please complete that and we will send you an invoice. On some pages it may re-direct you to another website to make a booking or ask you to download a specific form for that event.

You can also download a booking form and return it to:

Training Administrator, Scottish Women’s Aid, 132 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JD.

We will send you confirmation of the booking.

Cancellation Policy

Full price cost for non-attendance and cancellation within 24 hours. Conferences and other events may have different cancellation policies - please check the booking form for details. 


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