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by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed May 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: London VAWG strategy 2018 - 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 11

London VAWG strategy 2018 - 2021

The London Tackling Violence against Women and Girls strategy 2018 – 2021

You can find out more about the Mayor’s strategy to prevent violence against women and girls, tackle perpetrators and protect and support victims in A Safer City for Women and Girls report.
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Domestic Abuse Bill : Consultation
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Good Practice Briefing on DA Bill : Consultation

AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) have produced a good practice briefing on behalf of the ASCENT London VAWG Consortium. The briefing is on the consultation ‘Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse’ (HM Government 2018) and includes consideration of key proposals including a commitment to recogni...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: FGCs and restorative approaches following DV
Replies: 0
Views: 486

FGCs and restorative approaches following DV

Here's a new article by Robert Sen, Kate Morris, Gale Burford, Brid Featherstone and Calum Webb which explores the use of Family Group Conferences following domestic violence; it’s available free until 20th May here: ‘When you’re sitting in the room with two people one of whom…has bashed the hell ou...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Great News: Anchor Project Grants extended to Birmingham and West Midlands
Replies: 0
Views: 716

Great News: Anchor Project Grants extended to Birmingham and West Midlands

Children living in Birmingham and West Midlands who have been affected by domestic abuse can now receive help through the Anchor Project provided by the Buttle Trust. The Charity's analysis of grant requests found that more requests for domestic abuse-related help came from the West Midlands than an...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Domestic Violence, Social Work and Trust
Replies: 0
Views: 750

Domestic Violence, Social Work and Trust

Rachel Robbins, Kate Cook; ‘Don’t Even Get Us Started on Social Workers’: Domestic Violence, Social Work and Trust—An Anecdote from Research, The British Journal of Social Work bcx125 https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx125 This is a must read article for all social workers! It provides good insight int...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Domestic Abuse Bill : Consultation
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Domestic Abuse Bill : Consultation

The Home Office and Ministry of Justice consultation on the Domestic Abuse Bill is now open – until 31st May 2018. You can access it here: Transforming the response to Domestic Abuse: Government consultation . Proposals include: • A new definition of economic abuse • Introduction of new Domestic Abu...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Serious Case Review
Replies: 4
Views: 1016

Portsmouth SCB Child E

This is a very tragic case involving the death of an 18 day old baby boy, Child E, in 2014. The cause of the baby’s death was found to be “head injury”. His mother was convicted of murder and grevious bodily harm and his father tried and acquitted of causing or allowing the death of a child. You can...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Half of children in need have experienced domestic violence
Replies: 0
Views: 694

Half of children in need have experienced domestic violence

The Local Government Association (LGA) reports that half of all children assessed to be in need of extra help and support have experienced or witnessed domestic violence . The LGA, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, states that councils need resources to cope with the challenges of ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: NEW: Sentencing guidelines - Overarching Principles: Domestic Abuse
Replies: 0
Views: 729

NEW: Sentencing guidelines - Overarching Principles: Domestic Abuse

New guidelines on domestic abuse sentencing were published on 22 February 2018. The Sentencing Council's new guidelines: Overarching Principles: Domestic Abuse will come into effect from 24 May 2018. You can find their press release here. Aggravating factors which the guidelines note can be particul...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Welcome news : changes to legal aid rules from January 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Domestic Violence gateway evidence

Rights of Women have produced this really helpful briefing on the changes in place since 8 January 2018.

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