Wednesday 7 October 2015 | London, Human Rights Action Centre, EC2A 3EA

This UK event was for everyone working with domestic violence perpetrators or in linked partner support services.

Respect’s annual network event showcased a range of current policy, research and best practice in this line of work. The day was highly interactive with several workshops to choose from with the aim to share knowledge from all around the country.

Presentations:

Morning presentations, including: Building on positive outcomes, Neil Blacklock | Development Director, Respect; The work in Norway: A different health based model of intervention, Marius Rakil | CEO, Alternative to Violence; CARA: Conditional Cautioning Project, Chantal Hughes | CEO, Hampton Trust; Developing integrated responses to domestic violence and abuse, Ben Jamal | CEO, DVIP; Safe and together, Stephen Madill | Senior Social Worker, Edinburgh

Download: Morning Presentations

Afternoon presentations, including: Working in partnership to achieve change that lasts, Eleri Butler | CEO, Welsh Women’s Aid; National Offender Management Service and the new Probation landscape, Paul Weatherstone | MAPPA Development Manager and Domestic Abuse Policy Lead, NOMS

Download: Afternoon Presentations

Workshops:

Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance: Holding Perpetrators to Account through Housing
Gudrun Burnett | Peabody and Jessica Donnellan | Standing Together Against Domestic Violence.
Attachment Styles & Controlling Behaviour-working with insecurely attached people who display controlling behaviours 
Paul Wolf-Light |
 Ahimsa.

Just the two of us: Challenges, opportunities and some creative techniques for 1-1 work with perpetrators of domestic violence
Kate Iwi and Chris Newman | PACT

Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programmes and Children’s Social Services: A Rewarding Relationship?
Prof. Nicky Stanley | Connect Centre for International Research on Interpersonal Violence and Harm, University of Central Lancashire  and  Dr Ruth Phillips | DVIP.

Working with military families and Working with the military
Mike Bedford | Splitz

A partnership approach to working with domestic abuse perpetrators – the Big Project
Kelly Henderson | Gentoo

Making safeguarding personal 
Shan Kilby | Enfield Borough Council

The presentation on the Drive Project by Diana Barran and the workshop slides on the same topic are not available to download as it is not for wider distribution at the present moment. When it is possible to distribute, we will upload them here. So please check regularly for any updates.

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Previous event

Working with the Cause of the Problem Wednesday 15 October 2014, London

The event was an excellent opportunity to explore effective practice, learn about recent research, network with colleagues and hear about current developments in the sector. 110 practitioners from all parts of the UK attended.

Here is the agenda for the event: Agenda 15 10 14

Presentations

The presentations from the event are available to download below

Professor Marianne Hester UoB & Thangam Debonnaire Respect 15.10.14

Polly Neate CEO Women’s Aid Working with the Cause of the Problem 15.10.14

Jo Langston DVIP-Integrated Partner Support Service 15.10.14

Respekt Project-Positive engagement with Polish families affected by domestic abuse 15.10.14

Thangam Debbonaire-Women Using Intimate Partner Violence 15.10.14

Photos from the event

Jo Todd opening the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Jo Todd opening the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Professor Marianne Hester and Thangam Debbonaire at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Professor Marianne Hester and Thangam Debbonaire at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14

 

Professor Marianne Hester at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Professor Marianne Hester at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14

 

Professor Gene Feder at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14
Professor Gene Feder at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14

 

Professor Gene Feder at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Professor Gene Feder at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14

 

Polly Neate, CEO Women's Aid at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14
Polly Neate, CEO Women’s Aid at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14
Polly Neate, CEO Women's Aid at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Polly Neate, CEO Women’s Aid at the Working with the Cause of the Problem Event 15.10.14
Keynote speakers taking questions at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14
Keynote speakers taking questions at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14

 

Plenary session at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14
Plenary session at the Working with the Cause of the Problem event 15.10.14