Stalking Protection Orders (SPO's) came into force on 20th January 2020, and protect victims of stalking by giving police powers to apply for a protection order as soon as stalking behaviours have been identified. The order can prohibit the stalker from engaging is specific behaviours and mandate their involvement in appropriate interventions. The course will advise on how the SPO will assist ways to address the danger that perpetrators pose whilst further investigation is conducted. 

It is suitable for services working with victims including Advocacy and Domestic Violence services, as well as statutory services such as the Police and Social Care. 


Learning outcomes - attendees will:

  • Examine what stalking is and the impact it has upon victims 
  • Understand what Stalking Protection Orders are 
  • Recognise the context of SPO's with other civil orders and criminal prosecution 
  • Consider SPO's and young people 
  • Explore process of obtaining an order 
  • Understand when SPO's are appropriate and examine any potential issues which should be considered.


This is a full day course, and our open access courses are designed to train delegates from a mixture of organisations, set at a maximum of 16 spaces per course.


Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th June 2024, 9:30-12:30 each day, online (delegates are required to attend both dates to complete the course)

To find out more or to book in a course, fill in our training enquiry form, email us at [email protected] or call the office on 020 7091 0014.


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