Working with The Cause of The Problem – October 2015
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.
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
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.
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.
Event agenda: FINALagenda_PerpEvent
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
The presentations from the event are available to download below
Photos from the event