The aim of the symposium is to better understand the complex needs around Domestic Abuse, when to support women who suffer them and how these impact the trauma of Domestic Abuse.

Domestic violence and abuse ruins lives.

Statistics from the Crime Survey, England show that 1.3 million women experienced domestic abuse in the year ending March 2016 and 4.3 million women had experienced it at some point since age 16

In England and Wales on average 2 women are killed by their partner or ex-partner every week.

On average police receive over 100 calls relating to domestic abuse every hour.

85% of women suffer in silence.

Why Attend?

1. Understand the complex needs around domestic abuse.

2. Understand the impact complex needs of survivors and victims of domestic abuse have on front-line services.

3. Gain insight on these issues from a national perspective.

4. Look at the best ways to support survivors of domestic abuse.

Speakers

Jo Silver

Director of Quality and Innovation, Safe Lives

Ruth Mason

Business Development Lead – Change That Lasts, Women’s Aid

More to be announced soon…

Who Should Attend?

  • Housing Associations and Officers
  • Police Service and Police Authority Staff
  • Government Agencies
  • Probation Officers
  • Families Services Officers
  • Children’s Trusts and Children’s Centres
  • Health Service Professionals
  • Victim Support Representatives
  • Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships
  • Community Safety Teams
  • Drug and Alcohol Workers
  • Youth Offending Teams
  • Community Support Officers
  • Children and Youth Services
  • Social Workers and Social Services Officers
  • Education – Headteachers, Teachers, Welfare Support Staff
  • Men’s Health/Welfare Organisations
  • Domestic Abuse Practitioners
  • Sexual Violence Practitioners
  • Independent Domestic Abuse Advisors
  • BAME Specialist Advice Professionals

Where, When, Cost:

Venue

Highgate House, Northampton

Date

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Times

Registration: 9.30am
Start: 10.00am
End: 4.30pm

Price

Early Bird: £95

(Until 31st August 2019)

Standard: £125

Schedule:

Details to be confirmed.

Domestic abuse will affect 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men in their lifetime*

That includes 1 in 4 women in your workforce, your volunteer force and client base.

You can help.

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