Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) , including child sexual abuse and exploitation, distorts children’s perceptions of relationship, blame, cause and effect, and has impact on their multi-dimensional growth and development.

Child victims are the most vulnerable in the family matrix, and they need protection from potential harm and intervention that precisely addresses to the impact of harm that has already occurred as a result of witnessing and or experiencing DVA. The best way of protecting a child is by empowering and supporting the non-abusive parent.

However the reality of employing plausible approaches that bring the best outcomes for children and adolescents is often faced with multi-directional untoward challenges for the child survivor, as well as non-abusive parent.

The aim of this national training day is to analyse the multi-dimensional impact of DVA on children and adolescents’ growth and development. We will also provide in depth guidance on the best approaches in addressing matters that arise, as the result of DVA, in the livelihood of children & adolescents as they grow and develop into adulthood.

Date: Friday, 4 November 2016, 10.00am to 4.00pm. Registration at 9.30am.

Venue: The Signing Tree Conference Centre, Ladywood Road, BIRMINGHAM, West Midlands, B16 8SZ

Cost: £77.00 per delegate, inclusive of educational materials. REGISTER ONLINE or email for offline payments. Alternatively call 01212317465.

Trainers: Claudia Bell – Qualified Social Worker; & Head Of Safeguarding Training & Consultancy Of Church Child Protection Advisory ServiceKay Wallace – Detective Inspector; & Regional Child Sexual Exploitation Action Plan Co-ordinator For West Midlands;Kudakwashe NyakudyaQualified Mental Health Nurse specialising in Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Psychology & Nutrition; & Founder Director Of Kahrmel Wellness.

This training is especially suitable for  statutory service workers, academics, survivors of DVA, politicians, other professionals who work with victims & perpetrators of DVA, multi-faith leaders, & members of multi-faith communities. Places are limited. 


  1. The Child’s Understanding Of DVA
  2. Child Sexual Abuse & Child Sexual Exploitation
  3. The Complex Dynamics In Faith Communities
  4. Legal Perspectives & Faith
  5. Child Safeguarding & Protection
  6. Individual Recovery & Restoration
  7. Working With Faith Communities
  8. Analysing Impact Of DVA On Children & Adolescents
  9. Post-separation & The Debate On Contact With Abusive Parent
  10. Progressive Leadership For Child-Centered Services

Please note: no refunds are available for cancellations made within 3 weeks to an event date.



Also see:

Working With Children

1 million children are affected by DVA every year

“Hear Us Out – Loud & Clear” says the child victims of DVA

Cross government overhaul needed for Domestic Violence & Abuse services

Archbishop of York boldly responds to child sexual abuse cases in Church of England

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