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by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Notices
Topic: Christmas/New Year period
Replies: 0
Views: 3912

Christmas/New Year period

Hello everyone. This is just to inform you that this Domestic Violence Practitioners and Social Workers Discussion Board will not be moderated or posts responded to over the Christmas/New Year period until Wednesday, 3rd January 2018. FRG's availability: The office, advice line and digital advice se...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: Welcome news : changes to legal aid rules from January 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1974

Welcome news : changes to legal aid rules from January 2018

Welcome News - changes to legal aid rules for victims of domestic violence or those at risk of domestic violence. The Ministry of Justice has confirmed in their press release dated 5th December 2017: more legal aid support for victims of domestic violence that: From January 2018 • There will be no t...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Domestic abuse statistics England and Wales 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 2426

Domestic abuse statistics England and Wales 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently published their annual report on domestic abuse in England and Wales which pulls together a range of data from the police, government agencies, victims and domestic violence and victim support services. You can find the report and an explanation ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: practice dilemmas
Topic: Adolescent to Parent Violence
Replies: 2
Views: 2185

Re: Adolescent to Parent Violence

Below are some links to resources and programmes that address Adolescent to Parent Violence: The Home Office produced guidance on this subject in 2015. This sets out how children’s services and other agencies should respond and makes it clear that it is a whole family issue. The document also provid...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Serious Case Review
Replies: 5
Views: 3069

Cafcass Learning from SCR submissions

Cafcass Learning from SCR submissions Cafcass recently published new research based on learning from 97 SCRS undertaken between 2009 –2016 to which they had contributed. You can read the full report Cafcass Learning from SCR Submissions 2017 here. Domestic abuse was the most common risk factor and w...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: new developments
Topic: NEW: AVA Care leavers project
Replies: 0
Views: 2057

NEW: AVA Care leavers project

AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) announces a new project: Launch of the care leavers project AVA has received funding from the Pilgrim Trust to set up a project to improve responses to young women in care/recent care leavers who have experienced domestic abuse, teenage relationship abuse or sexual e...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Serious Case Review
Replies: 5
Views: 3069

Derbyshire SCR Polly

This serious case review into the death of a 21 month old girl was published in September 2017. Polly, as she is known in the review, was on a supervision order and a child in need plan at the time of her death. Her mother has been convicted of murder and child cruelty and mother’s partner (who was ...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: JTAI report: prevent, protect and repair
Replies: 0
Views: 2145

JTAI report: prevent, protect and repair

The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse: prevent, protect and repair This joint targeted area inspection (JTAI) thematic report by Ofsted, Care Quality Commission, HMI Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services and HMI Probation was published in September 2017. It analyses t...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Impact of child abuse on later life
Replies: 0
Views: 1939

Impact of child abuse on later life

The Office for National Statistics has published a summary of their findings on the impact of child abuse on later life, based on an analysis of the Crime Survey for England and Wales, year ending March 2016. This includes a finding that: A higher proportion (51%) of survivors of child abuse went on...
by Jacinta, FRG Adviser
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Domestic violence and child welfare: research, reports and articles
Topic: Whole family approaches to domestic violence and abuse
Replies: 0
Views: 2039

Whole family approaches to domestic violence and abuse

The Spring Consortium has published the following learning summary from the Department for Education's Children's Social Care Innovation Programme. It is is aimed at those in children's social care who are interested in finding out more about taking a whole family approach to this issue: Learning Su...