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Addressing young people’s abuse of their parents

The Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum (NDVF) is hosting a course exploring issues around young people’s abuse of parents on Thursday 19th July.

The day will cover the impact of domestic violence on young people, prevalence and dynamics of parent abuse, and building strengths in the parent and child relationship. The afternoon will focus on practical skills for working with parents experiencing abuse from their children, exploring family systems work and identifying simple techniques to utilise with young people to help stop their abuse.

Full details and booking instructions are available on the Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service website.

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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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