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Key learning discussed from national conference Making Justice Work

The Making Justice Work conference was held on 5 January 2018. The experiences, stories and practice expertise made for a successful learning and development event. Here is a link to a VLOG reviewing the key learning from the day which will be of interest to anyone working with children, vulnerable adults or working within the […]

Final call! Last chance to book!

Today is the last day for booking on tomorrow’s conference #MakingJusticeWork in Leeds. Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from up to 8 experts in the field of early vulnerability, trauma, good practice in police investigations, and alternatives to current court systems https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conference-making-justice-work-for-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-csa-and-exploitation-cse-tickets-39253342805?aff=es2    

Why I am making a New Year’s resolution that counts this year

You may have read about a conference that I am organising, in partnership with Basis Leeds, which is taking place on 5th January 2018. Amber Wilson and I decided to plan Making Justice Work over 18 months ago. We did so in recognition that although we were seeing some positive things- victims coming forward and […]

Did you know that there is a link between sexual abuse, offending behaviour and self harm in young males?

Did you know that there is a link between sexual abuse, offending behaviour and self harm in young males? One of our conference speakers at #MakingJusticeWork is Dr. Danielle McDermott, Senior Lecturer for  Forensic Psychology at Leeds Trinity University. Danielle previously  worked in the Psychology Department of one of the busiest local prisons in the […]

Do you want to know more about how juries make decisions in rape trials?

One of the keynote speakers at our forthcoming conference is Dr Dominic Willmott, a Research Fellow based within the University of Huddersfield’s None-in-Three Global Research Centre for Gender-Based Violence. Dominic’s work has focused upon the application of psychological principles within forensic and criminal justice domains. His PhD research examined the extent to which juror bias […]

Renowed Dr Agata Debowska to speak at our conference Making Justice Work on 5 Jan

Want to understand more about child maltreatment and its consequences? Dr Agata Debowska is a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sheffield and one of our keynote speakers on 5th January. Her research interests and publications focus on child abuse and neglect, gender-based violence, psychopathy, and  criminal social identity. She has published extensively and […]

New participants sign up for our groundbreaking conference

We are delighted to have the IPCC, NCA and members of IICSA coming to our conference, as well as participants from the voluntary and charitable sectors, education, social care, and local authorities. No matter what your service area, if you work with children and vulnerable adults this is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss. […]

Join us in #MakingJusticeWork on 5 January 2018

Imagine being T. Being a victim of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham from the age of 11. Being the focus of several national newspapers when she became pregnant as a result of the repeated abuse at the age of 12. Year after year of abuse and adversity, being let down by every service which should […]

Conference tickets now on sale- Making Justice Work for Victims Responding to challenges for victims of child abuse and exploitation in the criminal justice system.

Find out more about an incredible practitioner development event organised in partnership with Safeguarding Children (Adele Gladman), Basis Training and Education &  in association with Leeds Trinity University. This unique 1 day conference gives you the chance to see the criminal justice system like you have never seen it before. We will be offering a […]

New Vlog: In Conversation with…discussing issues of child and adult sexual abuse

Here’s the link to my very first ever Vlog with Gerard Kiely-Jones, and produced with Child Safeguarding Solutions, discussing issues of sexual entitlement and harassment, collusion, and the increase in child on child abuse arising from the Harvey Weinstein publicity and the recent panorama programme When Kids Abuse: https://youtu.be/ZyD_hjTmsXQ

“Perfectly prepared me for my next court case.

“I found the course one of the most useful ones I have attended.