Introduction to Domestic Violence and Safeguarding Children

Date & Time:

Tuesday 26 November 2019 (09.30 - 16.30)


Room B12A The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 2nd Floor Business Centre 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London


Introduction to Domestic Violence and Safeguarding Children

To develop and enhance participants’ understanding of safeguarding children in the context of domestic violence

Target Audience: Groups 2 -5 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment. Members of the workforce who work predominantly with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. Members of the workforce who have particular responsibilities in relation to undertaking section 47 enquiries, including professionals from health, education, police and children’s social care; those who work with complex cases and social work staff responsible for co-ordinating assessments of children in need.

Aims & Objectives: By the end of this one day course participants will have:

  • Increased information on domestic violence and its links to child protection.
  • Developed knowledge of relevant legislation and messages from research
  • Considered the impact on children and parents.
  • A better understanding of the role of the DV MARAC
  • Increased knowledge of resources available in Greenwich


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Shalini Abrol and Sarah Jagelman

Venue Details:

Room B12A The Woolwich Centre, The Woolwich Centre 2nd Floor Business Centre 35 Wellington Street Woolwich London

(020 8854 8888)


The Woolwich Centre is opposite the Town Hall, with the entrance on Wellington Street.

Woolwich Arsenal

Woolwich Arsenal

North Greenwich then bus 422, 161, 472


There is Multi-storey car parking in Calderwood St and Meter parking