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Respect Network Events 2017

Respect is committed to providing practical, accessible events which underpin our three core strands of work and support our ethos of high quality and safe service provision. For further information or if you are interested in contributing to any of our events please click on the appropriate link or email [email protected]. If you would like to be added to our events’ email list to be notified of future events, please subscribe to our e-update on the homepage of our website.

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Working with Young People- Making a Difference

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Human Rights  Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA 

10:30-16:30

£120 for members | £156 for non-members
(prices are inc. of VAT)
Book online now!

 

Do you work with young people who are violent or abusive to family members or in their own relationships?

Do you want to develop your practice to create change for young people and improve safety?

 

 The event will highlight new approaches to:

  • Adolescent to parent and carer violence
  • Trauma informed work with young people
  • Violence and abuse from adopted young people
  • Supporting parents affected by young people’s violence and abuse
  • Working with young people with sexually harmful behaviour

Suitable for professionals in social work, family support, parenting, youth offending, education, domestic abuse and those developing responses to young people who are a risk to others.

EVENT AGENDA

SPEAKERS:

Dr Mair Richards (Adoptive Parent) & June Leat | Members of The POTATO Group
Child to Parent Violence in adoptive families

Zach Gomm & Denise Golding | Certified Great Behaviour Breakdown Instructors
Supporting parents to therapeutically respond to troubled young people

Doireann Larkin | Development Manager, Tender
Effective Prevention Programmes: Arts-based approaches to reducing vulnerability to relationship abuse

Victoria Cousins | Senior Programme and Development Manager, Safer London
Addressing peer on peer abuse in group work with young people

WORKSHOPS:

Jo Sharpen | Policy Manager, AVA
Trauma informed approaches to working with young people

Dermot Dooley, Connected Dads Worker | Barnardo’s Threads Project
Connected Dads – Work with young fathers who are using abusive behaviour

YUVA Project, DVIP
Supporting parents experiencing child to parent violence (CPV) – what works?

Victoria Cousins | Senior Programme and Development Manager, Safer London
Addressing Peer on Peer Abuse With Groups of Young People: What works, research, practice, challenges and evidence.  

Michelle Shapiro | Clinical Psychologist and Independent Non-Violent Resistance Trainer
An introduction to the NVR (non-violent resistance) parenting approach – an approach increasingly gaining a solid position in the management of child to parent/carer violence

More information released as confirmed.

Buy your place now by completing our online booking form

The event flyer can be downloaded here

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Working with domestic violence perpetrators event

Wednesday 8 November 2017 

Human Rights  Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA 

10:30-16:30

£120 for members | £156 for non-members
(prices are inc. of VAT)

Book online now

Information about speakers and workshops will be announced soon.

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Working with male victims of domestic violence event

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Human Rights  Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA 

10:30-16:30

£120 for members | £156 for non-members
(prices are inc. of VAT)

Book online now

Information about speakers and workshops will be announced soon.

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PAST EVENTS

Perpetrators: Innovation in Practice and Policy

Tuesday 1st November 2016 | Amnesty International, London.

This event aimed to examine work with perpetrators.

Speakers and workshops looked at how different DVPPs worked across the country work; how programmes can be successfully monitored and evaluated; and how up to date research has continued to develop after Project Mirabal.

We would like to thank all speakers and workshop facilitators for their input on the day.

Keynote and Guest Speakers:

‘On-going lessons from Mirabal’ – Professor Liz Kelly | CWASU, London Metropolitan University

‘Reaching Everyone Programme of Research on Violence In diverse Domestic Environments’ Dr Karen Morgan | University of Bristol

‘Making a difference: Monitoring and evaluating success of DVPPs’ – Nina George | Working with Perpetrators – European Network (WWP-EN)

‘Advancing theory and treatment approaches for males in substance misuse treatment who perpetrate intimate partner violence’ – Dr Polly Radcliffe | King’s College London

‘Caring Dads & Respect Joint Statement’ – Katreena Scott | University of Toronto & Sara Kirkpatrick | Respect

Respect Perpetrator: Innovation in Practice and Policy Main Slides (Morning)

Respect Perpetrator: Innovation in Practice and Policy Main Slides (Afternoon)

Workshops:

Guilt & Shame – Paul Wolf-Light | Ahimsa

Working with women who use intimate partner violence – Natalie Talbot | Care2Talk

Working with perpetrators in honour based cultures within children’s services – Kate Iwi | Positive Change Service, Tower Hamlets

Are randomised control trials appropriate for the field of domestic violence and abuse – Helen Cramer & Karen Morgan | University of Bristol

Partner perspectives of DVPP programme success:  How might they inform and help shape the work of Integrated Support Services (ISS)? – Dr Helen Perry-Bowen | Durham University & Nina George | WWP-EN

Caring Dads:Safer Children – Nicola McConnell | NSPCC & Neil Blacklock | Respect

What are the challenges and opportunities specialist organisations face when developing a pilot with non-specialist organisations? – Tania Woodgate | The Change Project, Relate Essex

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