event brite leicestershire conference LIMITED SEATS: CLICK HERE TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

Date: Tuesday, 15th of April 2014

Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm. Registration at 9.00am.

Venue:  The Clephan Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH (Sat Nav: LE2 7DP). The Clephan Building is at number 6 on the map. Also refer to this map for information on travel and parking.

Cost: FREE but your kind donations will be accepted on the day. To book your place CLICK HERE. This educational conference is ideal for multi-faith leaders, members of multi-faith communities, statutory service workers, academics, survivors of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA), politicians, and professionals who work with victims and perpetrators of DVA. We strongly encourage you to plan to attend the full conference for maximum benefit.

Speakers: Representing multi-faith communities, professionals, third sector organisations, academics and politicians, our speakers will give multi-dimensional perspectives on the occurrence of DVA in faith communities.  There will be in depth insight on the needs of adult and child victims in faith communities; and a bold emphasis on how to facilitate radical work with perpetrators of DVA, given that they are the key agents of DVA.

Speakers include: Resham Singh Shandu MBE DL FRSA, Vice Chairman of Leicestershire & Rutland Interfaith Council, & Former High Sheriff of Leicestershire Kudakwashe Nyakudya, Founder Director of Kahrmel Wellness; Dr Lisa Oakley, Expert On Spiritual Abuse, Manchester Metropolitan University; Alison Byrne, Specialist Midwife for FGM at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust; Mr Farid Arada JP BA DPSI MCIL NRPSI, Chair Of Qualified Magistrates at North Cheshire Magistrates; Wemi Agboaye, Registered Social Worker & Registered Psychotherapist; Mark Parish, Detective Inspector, Leicestershire Police;  Full list of speakers …

Using in depth research and experiences shared by survivors, conference topics will examine critical issues related to DVA in faith communities. These include – DVA & Spiritual Abuse; The co-existence of DVA & Child Sexual Abuse; The complex dynamics in faith communities; Legal perspectives, including the needs of migrant victims; The multi-dimensional impact of DVA on adult & child victims in faith communities; Working with perpetrators; DVA & Female Genital Mutilation; DVA & Honour Based Violence; A positive case study & The complete restoration of adult & child victims

In line with our vision, this conference is another forerunner to our training programme in Birmingham. It is ideal for faith leaders, members of faith communities, DVA survivors, academics, & professionals from statutory, private & third sector organisations who work with adult & child victims & perpetrators from faith communities.

We welcome you to join us at our Leicestershire conference, expecting to find invaluable knowledge that will benefit the county’s diverse society in the long term. Kindly advise us of your dietary requirements. Book your place and invite others to join you. For details on our work with faith communities, please visit https://kahrmelwellness.com/working-with-faith-communities/. Follow #SafeFaithCommunities on twitter.

© Kahrmel Wellness Community Interest Company 2014. All Rights Reserved.

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