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by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: what works? Anonymised case studies and examples of good practice that helps families
Topic: Top tips
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Top tips

Here are some top tips to help you when you are working with families affected by domestic violence. We hope you find them useful.
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed May 15, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: NEW from Women's Aid
Replies: 0
Views: 501

NEW from Women's Aid

New from Women’s Aid – a really helpful resource for domestic abuse specialists (which will be useful for social workers too) Supporting women and babies after domestic abuse – a toolkit for domestic abuse specialists to help them support pregnant women and women with babies and toddlers affected by...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: practice dilemmas
Topic: Using written agreements
Replies: 0
Views: 658

Using written agreements

Should social workers use written agreements when working with families where there is domestic violence? And do they work? In an Ofsted Social Care Inspection blog, Eleanor Schooling considers these questions. She sets out some clear examples of how not to use written agreements as well as situatio...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: NEW: Transparency Project Domestic Abuse Guidance Note
Replies: 0
Views: 363

NEW: Transparency Project Domestic Abuse Guidance Note

The Transparency Project charity has produced a very helpful guide for parents and professionals to explain how the family court deals with cases where there are allegations of domestic abuse. You can view or download a copy of their domestic abuse guidance note, which is not legal advice, from the ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Survivors’ voices
Topic: NEW: Young parent's blog - loving and leaving a violent partner
Replies: 0
Views: 1242

NEW: Young parent's blog - loving and leaving a violent partner

The story of a vulnerable young mum, who experienced domestic violence and whose 2 children were adopted. ‘If I could go back in time, I would sit on the shoulder of my younger self and scream at her to tell the world the truth, tell everyone what was happening to her behind closed doors.’ Story of ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Survivors’ voices
Topic: This is my story
Replies: 0
Views: 637

This is my story

This is the moving account of a mum whose eldest two children were adopted, primarily due to domestic violence. They write to each other and enjoy as good a relationship with each other as the situation allows. She has since become a mum again to another child who she and her husband are successfull...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: practice dilemmas
Topic: "Failure to protect"
Replies: 1
Views: 2932

New article exploring 'failure to protect'

Essential reading for social workers assessing families where there is domestic violence. In her article, ‘Why social workers should question the use and origins of ‘failure to protect’ in domestic violence cases , (Community Care, 23 October, 2018) Stacey Stewart provides a critical analysis of thi...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Care Crisis Review
Replies: 0
Views: 1155

Care Crisis Review

Essential reading for children’s social workers and all those working in the family justice system, the Review explores the reasons why record numbers of care order applications are being made and sets out 20 key options for change. You can find more information and the full range of reports on the ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Domestic violence perpetrator programmes
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Domestic violence perpetrator programmes

In her article ’Domestic abuse programmes – where is the evidence they work?' and her new report Love, fear and control – does the criminal justice system reduce domestic abuse?, Penelope Gibbs from Transform Justice explores the complex issue of programmes which effectively address perpetrators' ab...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: practice dilemmas
Topic: Adolescent to Parent Violence
Replies: 2
Views: 2123

Adolescent to Parent Violence

Respect Young People's Programme: You can find out about the impact evaluation of the Respect Young People’s Programme here . The Realising Ambition project, where Respect supported external partners to deliver the programme, worked with 562 young people, aged 10 – 15 during a 4 year period, to addr...