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Transforming the Response to Domestic Violence: Practical Action to Support Effective Implementation of the Domestic Abuse Bill

Monday 3 December 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Transforming the Response to Domestic Violence: Practical Action to Support Effective Implementation of the Domestic Abuse Bill

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“Domestic abuse comes in many forms, shattering the lives of victims and their families.” UK Government 2018

The Domestic Abuse Bill consultation on the Draft Bill closed in May 2018. 
“In February 2017, the Prime Minister announced a new programme of work leading towards a draft Domestic Abuse Bill to transform how we think about and tackle domestic abuse. That commitment was affirmed in the Queen’s Speech which committed to bring forward a draft bill that proposes to: • enshrine a definition of domestic abuse in law • introduce a new protection order to better protect victims from their abusers • recognise the harm domestic abuse inflicts on a child • create a Domestic Abuse Commissioner in law • demonstrate our commitment to ratifying the Istanbul Convention by extending extraterritorial jurisdiction over Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) related offences” Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse Government Consultation, 2018 

“This is a once in a generation opportunity to create a step-change in how we deal with domestic abuse.” Jo Todd Chief Executive Respect March 2018 

Chaired by Jo Todd, Chief Executive, Respect this CPD certified conference will provide practical guidance for improving recognition and response to domestic violence, including supporting victims, improving the way MARACs work, information sharing, and working with perpetrators. 

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve the recognition and response to domestic violence
  • Understand the practical implication of the changes proposed by the Domestic Abuse Bill
  • Learn from outstanding practice in supporting the victims of domestic abuse
  • Reflect on national developments and learning
  • Improve the way MARACs work in response to the Domestic Abuse Bill
  • Develop your skills in supporting victims of domestic abuse including older people and children who have witnessed domestic abuse
  • Understand how you can improve information sharing around domestic abuse in line with the new Domestic Abuse Bill
  • Identify key strategies to enable you to transform your response to Domestic Abuse 
  • Develop effective ways of working with perpetrators of abuse 
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain cpd accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence


100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleague

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