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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

If you are worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person

Email: mashagency@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 6660

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Partnership

Email: safeguardingpartnership@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Effects of Domestic Abuse on Children

Target Group           Professionals who work directly with children, young people and families, and who contribute to assessing,

                                  planning, intervening, and reviewing the needs of a child or young person

Trainer:                     Roz Davidson - Positive Parenting Company / National Trainer for the AVA Community Groups Programme.

Times:                      1pm to 5pm (with comfort break)

Dates:                       Wednesday 24th November 2021

                                  Wednesday 12th January 2022

                                  Friday 11th March 2022

Delegates:                250 places                              


  • To understand the impact of domestic abuse on children
  • How to appropriately respond to children experiencing domestic abuse
  • To understand local and national services appropriate for children experiencing domestic abuse


  • Definition of domestic abuse
  • Typologies
  • Children's beliefs
  • The impact of trauma
  • How does domestic abuse affect children
  • Traumatised children
  • Prevent Protect Repair
  • How do I support a child?
  • Appropriate planning for children
  • Professional curiosity
  • Information sharing
  • The community groups programme
  • Being trauma informed
  • "Iceberging" (Activity)
  • Serious case reviews
  • "The Timekeeper"  film produced for CADA
  • Home Office funding
  • The voice of children - videoscribes
  • Question & Answer Session 

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