Thursday, 23 November 2017
10.00am to 3.00pm. Registration at 9.30am.
Venue: The Signing Tree Conference Centre, Ladywood Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SZ
Cost: special offer of £58.00 per delegate, inclusive of educational materials.
With the theme “Foundations For The Future”, this educational conference will use in depth research and experiences shared by survivors to examine aspects of DVA known to exist in faith communities. Our aim is to equip, educate, and empower delegates to effectively tackle all forms of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) in faith communities, most importantly to give refreshing hope for freedom, healing & restoration to adult & child survivors.
Our special guest speaker is the The Bishop of Durham, The Rt Revd Paul Butler. Other guest multi-faith leaders include Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, The Rt Revd William Kenney C.P.; Prolific Educator & Religious Broadcaster, Rabbi Benjy Rickman; Co-Founder of Imams Against Domestic Violence, Imam Abdullah Hasan; and Leader Of Nottingham Jewish Synagogue, Rabbi Tanya Sakhnovich.
Topics will include:
Experiences Of Adult & Child Survivors
The Complex Dynamics In Faith Communities
The Behavioural Patterns Of Perpetrators
Foundations For The Future: A Plenary Discussion With Faith Leaders. More topics …
This conference is especially suitable for faith leaders from all faiths, members of faith communities, multi-discipline professionals, academics, survivors of DVA, politicians, and other professionals who work with victims & perpetrators of DVA. Delegates from any other disciplines also welcome.