Advanced Domestic Violence

Date & Time:

Thursday 14 November 2019 (09.30 - 16.30)


Woolwich Town Hall Room 5, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6PW


Advanced Domestic Violence

To enhance and develop skills in working with children and families affected by domestic violence.

Target Group: Groups 3 - 5  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

Aims & Objectives:

This one day course utilizes a broad range of techniques to engage participants with different learning styles – from presentations to drama and role play – and will cover the following:

  • dynamics, understandings and prevalence of domestic abuse in relation to children
  • impacts of domestic abuse on children – neurological development, attachment, social learning and family dynamics
  • domestic violence risk and vulnerability assessment from the family law perspective
  • skills in working with the non-abusing partner to protect themselves and their child/ren - safety planning and motivational work
  • skills for engaging & assessing perpetrators and motivating them to take up further services

Kate Iwi and Dr. Chris Newman. Both trainers have been working in the field of domestic violence for around 20 years. They are expert risk assessors to the family courts for cases involving domestic violence and have recently published “Picking up the pieces after domestic violence; a practical resource for supporting parenting skills”. (2011)


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


One Day



Kate Iwi and Dr Chris Newman

Venue Details:

Woolwich Town Hall Room 5, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6PW

(020 8854 8888)

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

Train: Woolwich Arsenal

DLR: Woolwich Arsenal

Tube: North Greenwich then bus 422, 161, 472

Buses: 249,178,161,180,177,291,122,386,380,53,51,54,244,422,96,472

Parking: Multi-storey car parking in Calderwood St and Meter park