“Hitting Home” – the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
Tuesday 29th November, 2011.
Ramada Hotel, Bray, Co Wicklow
9:00 am Registration
9.30 am Official opening of seminar by TBC
9.40 am Opening remarks by Mr. John Quin, ex Childcare Manager, HSE Wicklow.
9.45am Session 1:“Living with Domestic Abuse – Children’s Perspectives”
Dr Stephanie Holt, Lecturer Social Studies, School of Social Work& Social Policy, TCD. D.1
Questions & Answers
10.30 am Coffee Break
11.15 am Session 2: “Taking a hit: The domestic violence experiences of women drug users and their children”
Dr Marguerite Woods, Lecturer Social studies, School of Social Work& Social Policy, TCD., Questions and Answers
12. Noon Session 3: "Hung by a nail..." Children, Young People & Domestic Abuse - The
influences or implications of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Mr.Colm Dempsey, Consultantand Trainer in Human and Children’s Rights in the area of
violence against women & children
Questions and Answers
12.45 pm: Lunch
2 pm: Session 4: “Children Experiencing Domestic Violence: Key Messages from Research”.
Professor Nicky Stanley, Professor of Social Work University of Central Lancashire, Preston
3 .15 pm: Questions & Answers
Representatives from the voluntary and statutory sector services associated with the issue of Domestic Abuse i.e. The Mental Health & Medical Professions, An Garda Siochana, Addiction Services, Children and Young Peoples Support Organisations, Homeless Services and Welfare Supports. Educators, Religious etc., are invited to attend.
The Cost of this seminar is €30to include tea/coffee biscuits, and 3 course buffet lunch
Places are limited so early booking is advisable
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