Domestic Violence Research Special Interest Group

Domestic Violence Research Special Interest Group
“Generating the Evidence to Inform Policy & Practice”
Wednesday 21st April 2010  3.30pm-5.00pm
The Old Staff Common Room, Lanyon Building
Queen’s University Belfast
This meeting of the Special Interest Group will explore aspects of research that are informing local policy and practice through four short presentations:
  • The experience and needs of male victims of domestic abuse in Northern Ireland Daryl Sweet, The Men’s Advisory Project
  • The evidence base informing the Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme Geraldine O’Hare, Probation Board for Northern Ireland
  • Children exposed to domestic abuse: helping student teachers understand their role in a primary school setting Bronagh McKee, Stranmillis College & Stephanie Holt, Trinity College Dublin
  • Older women’s lifelong experiences of domestic violence in Northern Ireland Anne Lazenbatt , John Devaney & Aideen Gildea, Queen’s University
The presentations will be followed by a discussion about the proposed scoping of local domestic violence research and the launch of the Special Interest Group list serve.
To assist with catering please reserve a place by emailing: J.Devaney@qub.ac.uk

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