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Respect 6th National Practitioners Seminar

I have come to anticipate a stimulating and informative experience from Respect’s Practitioner Seminars. Yesterday’s, in the London Borough of Haringey, was the 6th national conference, the first to be held in partnership with a local authority, and it certainly lived up to all expectations. Continue reading

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Respect workshop details and booking form

More information is now available about the workshops and presentations planned for the Respect National Practitioners’ Seminar on July 4th. This is the sixth seminar of its kind, for those addressing young people’s use of violence in close relationships, and will be held this year in London.

Of particular interest to those in the field of parent abuse will be a presentation about the Yuva Project. Shem Williams, from DVIP, will be talking about their work on adolescent to parent violence. Peter Misch also returns after a successful presentation last year. This year he discusses Empathy Deficits from a mental health perspective. And there are two presentations about the work of Respect and the young people’s project itself.

The full programme of speakers and booking forms are available on the Respect website.

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Young People’s Use of Violence in Close Relationships

Whether you are involved in the field of parent abuse, or work with young people in other arenas such as relationship violence or bullying, the Respect National Practitioners Seminars are a brilliant opportunity to learn more, network and pick up some tips and resources.

The next event, the 6th National seminar, is scheduled for Wednesday 4th July and is to be held at Haringey Civic Centre in north London from 10.00am to 4.30pm.

Put the date in your diary now. If you are interested in leading a workshop or talking about your experience in work, you are invited to submit your details before the end of the month, as the programme for the day is being drawn up. Full details can be found here.

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Fifth National Practitioners’ Seminar

This was the fifth annual seminar, addressing young people’s use of violence in close relationships, presented by Respect, this time in conjunction with Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum; and was attended by all manner of professionals from around the UK. As well as 2 amazing presentations to the whole group, there was a wide range of workshops to choose from. Drama in the morning from Loudmouth Education and Training introduced ways of working in schools to promote healthy, happy and safe relationships between young people; and later on we were treated to a presentation about the GREAT project (good relationships are equal and trusting), part of NDVF’s work in primary schools. Continue reading

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