News from RtR

Here is a reminder from our DA Champions and friends at Victims First about a great new video on Coercive &

This invitation was extended from our Bucks network to all areas for an event in London:

Family Action is delighted to invite you to the launch screening of Last Date, a unique film that deals with the often misunderstood and underestimated impact of coercive and controlling behaviour amongst many young people today.

Join us for this exclusive event from 6-8pm, Wednesday 26 February at Islington Town Hall (Upper St, London N1 2UD).

Here is a message from a long standing Champ, Teresa Martin at Bucks County Council

Hello all,

  • Do you work with victims of domestic abuse?
  • Is housing a barrier to them leaving the relationship?

Below is a message from Hayley who is very ably holding the fort as our Chief Champ for Bucks:

Dear Champions,

Queries about this came up in a recent training where some practitioners had been aware of cases which had not been recorded as repeats to MARAC. We thought it relevant to apprise all our readers of the issue and ensure things are recognised and recorded appropriately:

Where a case has been heard at a MARAC (having been assessed as high risk of serious harm) and  then a subsequent incident arises within the following 12 months, it should be referred back to that MARAC if it meets the criteria from SafeLives:

This is for all our Champions awaiting their training in Bucks 

We have just heard from our wonderul temporary Chief Champ and have listed the courses below.

This was sent in by one of our trusty Champions in Bucks. 

Our good friends and DA Champs at OSARCC are recruiting- here is a message from Beth:

SEE Project Coordinator

Salary: Band 6c £29,184 — £30,900 per annum (pro rata) Permanent Contract

Flexible (25-37 hours per week with job sharing option), based in Oxford with travel around Oxfordshire

Here is a message from Kerry who works for DA services in Bucks

“We are holding a Coffee Morning for both referrers and potential clients to come and meet the Managing Emotions Group facilitators, it is an informal event to learn more about what is on offer and to ask any questions.

Following funding success with the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner, The National Lottery Community Fund and Children in Need, SAFE! is recruiting to several roles across the Thames Valley for both the Young Victims Service and Building Respectful Families, working with families affected by Child on Parent Violence. I would be grateful if you could forward these opportunities across your networks.