Clare Walker Consultancy & Clare Walker Consulting, combine their services, skills and resources to provide a range of learning resources on the subject of domestic abuse; whether that’s working with it, trying to understand it or trying to get away from it.
Listed below are various tools and resources for victims, perpetrators and professionals, whether you’re in health, education, law, law enforcement or social care. Whether you’re in Statutory, Private or Third Sector roles and organisations. Whether you’re in Generic or Targeted services – all are relevant for Freedom Programme training and resources. Take a look!
Support for Victims of Domestic Abuse
If you are at immediate risk call 999. For less urgent information you can call the Freedom Programme helpline (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) 01942 262 270 or Refuge 24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247. Also see Clare Walker Consultancy’s services for victims.
Safety Planning tips for escaping Domestic Abuse. here are some tips for planning to end or leave an abusive relationship. The safety of you and the children (if there are any), is paramount and safety is increased by clear planning and communication to the right people and agencies.
Webinar: Coming out of Lockdown: What is Controlling or Coercive Behaviour?
A Barrister from St. Ives Chambers, requested I participate as a Guest Speaker alongside Dr Emma Katz. This event was a recorded webinar (04/06/20) the topic was Coercive Control and Family Court failings. You can watch the webinar here.
Domestic Abuse Services and Resources Leaflet
Clare Walker Consultancy’s team has developed this go to leaflet as a handy resource specifically during COVID-19. As many services have closed due to the pandemic, this leaflet provides information and sources of support for victims. Professionals working with Domestic abuse can share this resource with clients. Domestic Abuse Services and Resources Leaflet.pdf Click link to download pdf.
Bright Sky App
Bright Sky App is a free to download mobile app providing support and information for anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know. The app is available to use in English, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu. Available for Apple and Android Mobile Phones.
‘Domestic abuse kills more young women than cancer – we survived and we won’t be silent’
The Mirror ‘EXCLUSIVE’: A group of 200 women united by harrowing experiences of domestic violence have come together
Clare Walker speaking at The Court Said Rally in Parliament Square
Clare Walker Expert Speaker at The Court Said Rally Parliament Square, campaigning for changes to the Family Court system. #TheCourtSaid. What I spoke about was my understanding of the Family Court system and the fact that again, we have so much evidence and research, that states that it is gender bias. That states where mothers, who alleged abuse of themselves and/or the children, have got an increased bias of losing custody of the children when it goes through the Family Courts. And the Family Courts are like a secret society, you are not allowed to talk to anybody outside of the Court Hearing, you are not allowed to share any documentation outside of the Court Hearing, and that does include CAFCASS Reports, which may condemn and misjudge in fact we have read plenty of research, that says that is actually the case.
Clare Walker – How to Support Victims of Domestic Violence
Clare Walker Consultancy was requested to create this video for Kings College. The video provides information, about supporting victims of domestic violence in parent and child foster care, explaining how foster carers can support victims and the importance of clear communication.
Radio 4 Women’s Hour Interview:
The Freedom Project – Understanding Domestic Abuse in Relationships.
Clare Walker was interviewed on BBC Radio 4, Women’s Hour along with Fellow interviewee’s Pat Craven. Discussing the Freedom Programme, Coercive Control and domestic abuse. Listen here.
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