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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

Violence Against Women & Girls & Domestic Homicide Reviews Webinar

Target Group:           Any professional working with children and young people in the Borough of Lewisham.

Trainer:                     Charlene Noel - Violence Against Women & Girls Programme & Strategy Manager

Time of Session:     12:00 - 14:00

Dates:                       Wednesday 27th January 2021

Aims and Objectives:

  • The government definition of the different strands of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
  • To provide practitioners with an understanding of the terminology Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and the strands it includes
  • The course will cover local, national and international issues of VAWG and examine how VAWG is experienced by victims
  • To discuss how Lewisham responds to VAWG and the Council’s VAWG policies
  • To provide an understanding of the statutory requirements of conducting a domestic homicide review (DHR) in Lewisham.
  • To understand the recommendations made from previous DHRs and how they are meant to be implemented.
  • To examine and understand the common themes found in the most recent DHRs conducted in Lewisham.
  • Looking closely out how learning from DHRs is embedded within frontline practice for professionals within Lewisham.
  • Examining a case study of a DHR.

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