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March 2020

Goldsmiths | Adolescents as Victims and Perpetrators

March 19, 2020 - March 21, 2020
Goldsmiths University, Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross, London SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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This course explores the unique experiences of adolescent victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual abuse. It covers current research, policy and practice pertinent to a wide range of public and third sector services. Examination of risk and safety, coping strategies and parenting will be central. We will consider how the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation and disability exacerbate abuse. This is a highly interactive course aimed at encouraging coordinated community interventions.

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April 2020

St Mary’s Centre | The Science of Rape

April 29, 2020 - April 30, 2020
The Midland Hotel, 16 Peter Street
Manchester, M60 2DS United Kingdom
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£180 – £490

Saint Mary's 18th Annual Conference 2020 'The Science of Rape' will provide valuable insight and discussion for anyone working in the field of rape or sexual violence. It will particularly useful for policy and decision makers, people working in the criminal justice system, police officers, forensic healthcare practitioners, health professionals, those working in safeguarding, those supporting people through court and therapeutically. Early bird booking fees are now open - book early to secure your place Click here to download the flyer…

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May 2020

FFLM Annual Conference

May 14, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Royal College of Pathologists, 6 Alie Street
London, E1 8QT United Kingdom
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£205 – £647

The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine’s 14th Annual Conference will take place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May 2020 at the Royal College of Pathologists, London. The theme for 2020 is Challenges in Forensic & Legal Medicine. Confirmed speakers include: Mr Leslie Hamilton, Chair of Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Assistant Coroner (Durham and Darlington); Ms Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner; Dr Andrew Johns, Consultant Community Forensic Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Mrs…

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September 2020

Free virtual annual conference 2020: What does good look like during and after COVID-19?

September 9, 2020

NOW, MORE THAN EVER, NHS AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR PROVIDERS, SERVICE USERS, COMMISSIONERS, VOLUNTEERS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS NEED THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME TOGETHER, COLLABORATE, DISCUSS, INSPIRE AND LEARN FROM EACH OTHER. The NHS Substance Misuse Provider Forum is determined to provide a platform for this to happen. We are therefore pleased to announce that our 2020 Annual Conference will now be delivered online and for free on the 9th September, time to be confirmed. Further details will be announced soon. Please click…

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May 2021

FFLM | Virtual Annual Conference 2021

May 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£30 – £50

The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine are delighted to announce their speakers for their Virtual Conference “Raising Standards – a balancing act?” on Friday 07 May 2021: Professor Andrew Goddard (President of the Royal College of Physicians of London); Professor Maggie Rae (President of the Faculty of Public Health); Mr Leslie Hamilton (Chair of the Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide); Professor Philip Lumb (David Jenkins Chair). The Annual General Meeting will take place in the…

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June 2021

Working with survivors of torture | An introduction for healthcare professionals

June 3, 2021 - June 29, 2021

Freedom from Torture are running a series of short free webinars looking at the problems experienced by survivors of torture and the challenges for the professionals who care for them. This is open to all healthcare professionals but will be particularly useful for doctors (GPs or secondary care) or other colleagues that regularly see patients who are asylum seekers or refugees.   PART ONE  Thursday 3rd June: An Overview of the Asylum Process Tuesday 8th June: The Psychological Impact of Torture Monday 14th…

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September 2021

UKAFN Conference | One wet, one dry, but why?

September 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Double Tree by Hilton Oxford Belfry, Milton Common
Oxford, OX9 2JW United Kingdom
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£60 – £80

The UK Association of Forensic Nurses and Paramedics (UKAFN) are proud to announce our upcoming conference ‘One wet, one dry, but why?’. The conference theme will explore the forensic world and process before and after obtaining forensic samples in Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) and police custody. The will give delegates an understanding of the whole journey from police investigation through to the forensic laboratory and learning pertinent issues for healthcare professionals from a range of excellent speakers on the…

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October 2021

NHS APA | The impact of stigma on people with addiction

October 13, 2021

The NHS Addictions Provider Alliance (APA) invites you to join them at their free and virtual conference on the 13th October 2021. Stigma all too often prevents a person from seeking or accessing the vital treatment and support they need to recover from addiction. Addressing the problem of stigma, which has clouded addiction treatment services for far too long, is a critical element to improving understanding of the complex issues surrounding addiction and a vital step in improving access to…

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June 2022

Free online training – New strangulation and suffocation offence (England and Wales)

June 28 - June 29

Two parts: 1pm-4.30pm Tuesday 28th June & 1pm-4.30pm Wednesday 29th June 2022 Strangulation and suffocation are sadly widespread (estimated at 20,000 cases per year in the UK). Being strangled not only leads to potential serious medical consequences that should be identified early on, it also raises by seven-fold the risk of becoming a future domestic homicide victim.  It is also widely experienced in rape. A 2021 study from Saint Mary’s SARC Manchester showed that 1 in 5 adults presenting for…

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Improving Practice & Supporting Survivors in Sexual Assault Referral Centres

June 30

First National Conference A Joint Mountain Healthcare & Healthcare Conferences UK Conference Follow the conference on Twitter #SARC This Best Practice Conference will provide valuable insight and discussion for anyone working in the field of rape or sexual violence. The wide programme which includes lived experience, expert sessions and examples of innovation will bring together delegates to share information, advance learning opportunities and support professional growth. It will particularly useful for policy and decision-makers, people working in the criminal justice…

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