‘Understanding and Responding to Coercive Control’
Two multidisciplinary one day conferences on ‘Understanding and Responding to Coercive Control‘ to be held in both Sligo and Clare, this December. These conferences are being held in collaboration with DVAS in Sligo and Clare Women’s Network in Clare.
Speakers include world-renowned Professor Emeritus Evan Stark, leading UK domestic violence expert Davina James Hanman and Irish legal expert Caroline Counihan BL.
Professor Evan Stark will also deliver a special guest presentation in Dublin on 3rd December at the Strengthening Responses Conferencebeing organised by St. Patricks Mental Health Services in association with Safe Ireland.
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo
Date: 12th December 2018
Time: Registration opens at 9.30am, conference begins at 10.30am
To increase participants understanding of coercive control
To provide information about the new measures soon to be commenced in Irish Law relating to domestic violence
To support the development of participants skills to recognise and respond effectively to domestic violence
To provide an opportunity for participants to network in their region
Is this conference for you?
Are you working as a teacher, Garda, housing officer, social worker, doctor, nurse, probation officer, solicitor, barrister, Judge, advocate, family support worker, therapist, social care worker, psychiatrist, psychologist, community worker, youth worker, student or any other profession working with women who may be seeking your support to access safety and a life free from the violence, abuse and control they are being subjected to by their partner/ex-partner?
If the answer is yes to any of the above then this conference will help you to improve your capacity to respond effectively to women experiencing domestic violence.
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