re you a part of the Domestic Abuse Champion network in Oxfordshire? Have you been waiting patiently to become trained as a DA Champ?
The wait is over!
The original two day training has now been broken down into modules for Oxfordshire.
We will still retain the administration of our network but the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board is administering these new modules. You will need to sign up for the relevant modules (which are still free) by visiting the OSAB training website. Once the DA Champion training module is completed, we will upgrade the requisite access onto your account on our website.
Any client who requires furniture will now need a completed referral form. We kindly request that this is submitted by yourselves as we class you as one of our recognised & valuable Partner Agencies. Please be aware that Clients will not be able to self refer.
Our good friends at SafeLives have a new project but need some help, here is what they say:
We are making a film – though we are hopeful that it won’t just be SafeLives’ film, but in fact it will be our film.
We are making a short film to combat the silence experienced by survivors, to challenge stigma and to show that there is life after domestic abuse. Our film will show a movement, a community and connection. We hope it has BIG impact. And we would love for you to be involved.
Our good friends and DA Champs at Safe! have a message:
Tickets are now on sale for the SAFE! Conference – Interrupted Childhood: Exploring Young Experiences of Domestic Abuse
This one day conference on Monday 17 June at Oxford Town Hall will bring together multi-agency professionals to consider the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people, and explore practical responses and evidenced based approaches.
A range of academics, practitioners and experts by experience will lead presentations and workshops covering:
Our good friends at OAC have a message on their latest poster campaigns:
Our summer poster campaign aims to raise awareness of FGM and connect women and girls across the Thames Valley with frontline support services.
The campaign covers Oxfordshire, East Berkshire, West Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, reaching 4 of the UK’s 11 FGM hotspots. Posters will be displayed in bus stops, schools, GP surgeries, hospitals and community centres.
The launch coincides with the expansion of our schools training, which now includes learning on: