Family Ties: Understanding domestic violence, honour and parenting

In Mansfield

£ 110 + VAT
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    1 Day


This one-day course will provide an overview of the latest research and thinking in the fields of domestic violence, honour abuse, parenting, and how these issues inter-relate.

Bookings taken before 16 January 2015 are liable for a discount - see our website for more details.

Important information


  • Family Ties.pdf




Mansfield (Nottinghamshire)
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Suite 8, Enterprise Court, Oakham Business Park, NG18 5BU


On request

To take into account

To provide continuing professional development (CPD) for professionals working in law, children's services and similar areas, by offering original and compelling speakers.

Professionals working in the justice and legal field, or with children and families at local authorities, psychologists and other interested parties.


We are experienced course providers and have provided a number of courses for those interested in children's welfare and the justice system. Never before have these speakers spoken on the same day, and as such, the course is highly original in its thinking and scope.

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Social Theory
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Parenting
  • Honour crimes

Teachers and trainers (4)

Dr Jo Stevenson

Dr Jo Stevenson

Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr Jo Stevenson is a Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience of working in the statutory sector in the NHS and for Local Authorities. Her core specialism is working with children and adults regarding developmental trauma and attachment difficulties, and their long term effects. Jo has worked and trained predominantly in the UK but also in North America.

Dr Karen Broadhurst

Dr Karen Broadhurst

Senior Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies, University of Manchester

Dr Karen Broadhurst joined the University of Manchester in 2013. Prior to this she was employed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Lancaster where she set up and led the Child Welfare Research Unit. As a qualified social worker, she has extensive research and practice experience in social work with children and families, with specialist interest in the social work/family court interface, looked after children and adoption. She maintains very close engagement with practice agencies through collaborative research and knowledge exchange activities.

Galen Ives

Galen Ives

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Galen Ives is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 28 years’ experience of working in primary care and as an Expert Witness in family litigation. Galen has particular experience of working with parents where there are concerns about domestic violence, substance misuse and mental health issues such as personality disorders. In criminal proceedings, Galen provides assessments in relation to trauma and traumatic memory, fitness to plead, vulnerability, suggestibility and pliability.

Jaswinder Sanghera CBE

Jaswinder Sanghera CBE

CEO of Karma Nirvana

Jasvinder Sanghera is an activist and advocate for women’s rights who founded Karma Nirvana, a leading UK charity that hosts the country’s only national dedicated helpline, supporting victims of forced marriage and professionals in the field and helping thousands of people every year. Jasvinder, a survivor of forced marriage, is the author of two best-selling books, Shame and Daughters of Shame, which have been translated into more than five languages. Jasvinder speaks with conviction and passion about her story and the realities of forced marriage.

Course programme

This one-day course covers topics of interest to professionals and policy makers, including:

  • understanding domestic violence
  • honour-based violence and abuse
  • the traumatic effects of witnessing violence
  • the latest research in to breaking the the cycle of repeat care proceedings

Additional information

The course starts at 9.30 and ends at 4.30. Lunch in the hotel's restaurant and all course materials will be provided.
£ 110 + VAT