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by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Survivors’ voices
Topic: This is my story
Replies: 0
Views: 36

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: 1818

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: 122

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: 128

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: 1425

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...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: New Children's Commissioner report : "Are they shouting because of me?"
Replies: 0
Views: 76

New Children's Commissioner report : "Are they shouting because of me?"

In this new publication by the Children's Commissioner we hear directly from children what it is like to live with domestic abuse, parental substance misuse and mental health difficulties at home. The report reminds us that children’s voices need to be at the forefront of any strategies and support ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: NEW report : Nowhere to Turn, 2018, Women's Aid
Replies: 0
Views: 430

NEW report : Nowhere to Turn, 2018, Women's Aid

New from Women’s Aid: their Nowhere to Turn report on the second year of the No Woman Turned Away (NWTA) project. This is essential reading for practitioners, especially Part 2: Response of statutory services , which looks at how Housing and Social Care respond to women and their children when they ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Serious Case Review
Replies: 5
Views: 2019

Kent SCR Jamie Child D

Jamie, who was the youngest of 8 siblings (7 under the age of 11), suffered a fatal injury when he was four months old; 2 weeks later his life support ceased and he died. The post mortem found that Jamie had a brain injury and 28 fractures in 19 different bones, of differing ages but sustained in at...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: New: "What about my right not to be abused?"
Replies: 0
Views: 835

New: "What about my right not to be abused?"

Domestic Abuse, Human Rights and the Family Courts Essential reading - Women’s Aid and Queen Mary, University of London launch their new research report on child contact cases in the family courts. You can read their press release here Is it #Times Up for the family courts? and find the full report ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Australian research - Children speak out on family violence
Replies: 0
Views: 714

Australian research - Children speak out on family violence

"Interviews with children and young people whose fathers use violence reveal that they require their Dads make amends so they can move on. Their voices are now being used in fathering programs”. In this article, Children speak out on family violence, Andrew Trounson, from the University of Melbourne...