Respect network events

Respect runs a programme of events for frontline workers, service managers, commissioners, funders, policy workers and researchers.

Our events are aligned with the core strands of work: perpetrators of domestic abuse, male victims and young people’s violence in close relationship; and support our ethos of high quality and safe service provision.

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June 2019

Taking male victims of domestic abuse seriously

11th June 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Amnesty International Human Rights Action Center, 25 New Inn Yard
London, EC2A 3EA United Kingdom
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Event description Awareness of men as victims of domestic abuse is at an all-time high. The Government published a position statement which clarifies its response to male victims. The Crown Prosecution Service issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to male victims. BBC3’s ‘Abused by my girlfriend’ was praised for highlighting that men can be victims too. Demand for the Men's Advice Line is increasing year on year, as more men are asking for help and support. But barriers remain and…

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September 2019

Groupwork for domestic abuse perpetrators: essential facilitator skills

5th September 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course gives participants essential skills to become groupwork facilitators, supporting perpetrators to change their abusive behaviour About this Event Respect’s flagship training course has been fully reviewed and updated and is now offered as a 5-day course! This is a highly experiential course which highlights the different types of perpetrator programmes that can be adopted by organisations. Please note that Respect does not prescribe a specific model of work for groupwork programmes and this training course will not provide…

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APPG for Perpetrators

10th September 2019 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
House of Commons, Committee Room 16, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
Free

The APPG on Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse is chaired by Thangam Debbonaire MP and provides a forum for discussion of legislation and policy. Attendance is open to anyone. If you would like to book a place please click register HERE. Places are limited to 1 per organisation. Please note that the committee room number may change at the last minute, so you will need to arrive in good time, allowing at least 45 minutes to get through security and to…

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Respect Male Victims’ Standard workshop

17th September 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Green House 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9DA

Interested in accreditation for your male victims' service? The Respect Male Victims’ Standard has been developed so that service users, funders, commissioners, policy makers and referring agencies, can be assured that a service that is accredited provides high-quality, safety-focused interventions. This free workshop is an invaluable opportunity to explore how you can achieve accreditation for your male victims' service. We will cover the process from assessing readiness prior to application, through to submitting evidence and accreditation assessment. A range of…

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Launch of London Safe and Together Partnership

30th September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Leyton Orient, Breyer Group Stadium, Brisbane Road, Leyton, E10 5NF
£50

Are you a children’s services professional? Do you work in the domestic abuse sector? Are you interested in system change responses? Join us for a day-long conference about the launch of the Safe and Together model Safe & Together is an approach designed to support Children's Services and surrounding systems that work with the intersection of domestic abuse and children, to improve the response to domestic abuse. The belief of Safe & Together is that children are often best served…

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October 2019

Cross-cultural Working with Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse

2nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9DA + Google Map

Training course overview This course will encourage participants to actively reflect on culture, increase understanding on how to engage with effective cross-cultural work with perpetrators of domestic abuse and interrogate cultural biases and barriers that feed into practice. What will I learn? Participants will learn how to understand, work with and across different cultures in the diverse ways that culture influences practice. The course aims to increase awareness and help participants to: Understand the concerns and difficulties related to working…

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Working with Perpetrators National Event

8th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Amnesty International, 25 New Inn Yard, Hackney, London EC2A 3EA

Our annual working with perpetrators event this year will take place on 8th October at Amnesty International in London. As usual, we will be delivering a packed day of presentations and workshops from individuals working across the sector - in frontline services, policy, academia and research. Over the following months we will be adding speakers and presentation details further. For now, please register to ensure you guarantee your spot! Confirmed speakers: Nicole Westmarland Nicole is the Director of the Durham…

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Adolescent to Parent Violence training course

16th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Green House 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9DA

This course increases frontline workers' awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence and explores current models of work. About this Event This course aims to increase participants’ awareness of the dynamics of adolescent to parent violence, and explores current models of work, risk factors and common patterns of behaviour linked to this issue. The course gives special consideration to the difficulties that frontline workers may face when engaging with families. What will I learn? Participants will gain an…

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November 2019

Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

4th November 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Green House 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road London E2 9DA

Training course overview This course will increase participants’ working knowledge of male victims of domestic abuse. It explores how the experiences of male and female victims differ.  It provides information about the nature, scale and incidence of intimate partner violence against men. Participants will practice skills to identify the support needs male victims and respond appropriately. Following training, participants will have online access to the Respect Toolkit for Work with Male Victims of Domestic Violence. What will I learn? Participants will…

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Groupwork for domestic abuse perpetrators: essential facilitator skills

25th November 2019 @ 9:30 am - 29th November 2019 @ 4:30 pm
London tbc
£720 – £900

This course gives participants essential skills to become groupwork facilitators, supporting perpetrators to change their abusive behaviour

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