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Save Date Notice-Child to Parent Violence Conference

hand_reachout_green_purple_around_newChild to Parent Violence: Innovations in Practice, Policy & Research

12-13 June 2014
NUI Galway

Registration and Abstract due dates to follow

More information at


Speakers include:

Dr. Peter Jakob, Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Partnership Projects, England.
Eddie Gallagher, Social Worker, Family Therapist & creator of ‘Who’s in Charge?’ programme Melbourne, Australia.
Dr. Paula Wilcox, Principal Investigator, DAPHNE Responding to Child to Parent Violence (RCPV), School of applied Social Science, University of Brighton.
Michelle Pooley, DAPHNE RCPV Co-Ordinator, Brighton & Hove, Brighton & Hove City Council, England.
Rita O’Reilly, CEO, Parentline Ireland.
Professor Caroline McGregor, School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway, Ireland.
Professor Bríd Featherstone, Social Care, Open University, England.

This ground-breaking international conference will cover the emerging problem of child to parent violence (CPV) in the family home for practitioners, researchers, policy makers and families.

More and more parents are talking about their experiences of abuse at the hands of their children and adolescents. The abuse comes in the form of intimidation, aggression, verbal abuse, financial abuse and physical violence. Practitioners, researchers and policy makers are increasingly faced with the challenges of responding to CPV.

This conference will give you the opportunity to explore the subject in a relevant and innovative way, hearing from a range of both international and national speakers.

Who Will Attend: Social Workers* Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service Practitioners* Children, Youth and Family Services Practitioners* Counselors* Psychologists* Family Therapists* Family Support Workers* Gardai* Probation Officers* Juvenile Liaison Officers* Juvenile Justice Service Providers* Women’s Refuge and Advice Centres Practitioners* Social Care Professionals* Academics and Researchers* Health Service Executive Managers* Parents/ Carers* Parent/Carers Support Groups* Children and Family NGO Networks* Women/Men’s NGO Networks* Human Rights Groups* Government Departments and Agencies* Legal Professionals* Anyone who has an interest in the field of child to parent violence.

daphneIII100  with financial support from the DAPHNE programme of the European Union


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