In October 2020, we were excited to offer our 2nd European Conference as a fully virtual event to promote and protect the health and safety of all participants. We are equally excited to now offer the recordings of all keynotes and breakout workshops as a fully self-paced e-course.
Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England & Wales
Nicole is the former Chief Executive
Officer of Standing Together Against Domestic Violence; an organisation
focused on creating a coordinated community response to domestic abuse
in West London. Nicole has worked in domestic violence policy and
intervention for over 20 years. She began her career at the Alabama
State Coalition Against Domestic Violence in the United States.
David Mandel, Safe & Together Institute Founder & Executive Director
As the creator of the Safe & Together Model, David will be leading the discussion on why
the Model has been transformative to child protection systems
internationally. He will take up one of the most controversial topics in
this field, how some programme completion certificates are, in reality, dangerous for adult and child survivors.
Dr. Emma Katz, Senior Lecturer, Liverpool Hope University
Emma’s research focuses on how children
and mothers are harmed by coercive control in contexts of domestic
abuse. Key issues for Emma are how children and mothers experience
coercive control and what helps them to recover. Emma is Senior Lecturer
in Childhood and Youth at Liverpool Hope University in the UK. Her work
has received international recognition, winning both Women Against
Violence Europe (WAVE)’s Corinna Seith Prize, and the Wiley Prize for
best article published in Child Abuse Review from 2015-2018.
Casey Keene, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Casey recounts and reflects on her and her
mother’s experience as a survivor of domestic abuse and shares her own
experience as a child exposed to domestic abuse. Her poignant story
captures feelings of fear and powerlessness, balanced with the strength
of survival through partnership with her mother. Drawing on years of
experience in the movement to end domestic abuse, Casey will describe
helpful interventions and a framework for promoting resilience in