Working with Domestic Abuse; a research and practice event

Wednesday 13 May 2015, 10.00AM to 4:00pm

Speaker(s): Professor Brid Featherstone, The Open University and Carlene Firmin MBE, University of Bedfordshire

The event will cover:
  • How domestic abuse is dealt with in child protection processes – the implications for mothers and children
  • What we know about working with men and particularly fathers on domestic abuse
  • Challenges and possibilities of working in partnership with families in this area
  • Working with abuse in young people’s relationships    
Brid Featherstone is Professor of Social Care in the Faculty of Health and Social Care Research at the Open University.
Carlene Firmin MBE is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Applied Social Research at the University of Bedfordshire.

For subscribing organisations this is a Children's Services event.

For others there is a fee of £95.

Bursaries are available for students, staff and service users, as well as for volunteers from voluntary groups, community groups and charities; please ask for details.

Tel: 01904 321237 - email:

Location: Conference Suite, Innovation Centre, Science Park, University of York