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Spotlight: the podcast for the domestic abuse sector

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Spotlight: the podcast for the domestic abuse sector

Spotlight: the podcast for the domestic abuse sector

SafeLives

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Welcome to Spotlight, the podcast that shines a light on the issues around domestic abuse

Latest Episodes

Staying Safe At Home: domestic abuse - the impact on older people

In this podcast we hear from SafeLives’ practice consultant Lucy Giles and Emily McCarron from Age UK discussing the effect of COVID-19 on the prevalence of elder abuse and the impact of elder abuse in general. Please note: this podcast was recorded remotely so please excuse the audio quality

32 minJUL 21
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Staying Safe At Home: domestic abuse - the impact on older people

Staying Safe At Home: Checking in with DCC Louisa Rolfe

In this podcast we hear from Jo Silver, Director of Innovation at SafeLives as she sits down again with Louisa Rolfe, Deputy Chief Constable of West Midlands Police to discuss what has changed a couple of months on from when lockdown started. Please note that government restrictions, social distancing and shielding guidance has changed since this podcast was recorded however, it still offers an interesting look into the Police response to COVID-19 and how they can help those who are concerned about a partner or family member’s behaviour during this time. For the most recent government guidance on covid-19, go to https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

28 minJUN 26
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Staying Safe At Home: Checking in with DCC Louisa Rolfe

Staying Safe at Home: Dr Jess Roy on supporting children during Covid-19

Collette Eaton-Harris speaks to Dr Jess Roy of Bristol University, about the changed risks children may be facing at home, and how social workers can safely work with them during Covid-19

28 minJUN 24
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Staying Safe at Home: Dr Jess Roy on supporting children during Covid-19

Safe at Home: Supporting clients remotely under lockdown

Deidre from SafeLives speaks to Zoe Jackson from Aurora New Dawn, about how her team have been supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse during lockdown

29 minJUN 12
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Safe at Home: Supporting clients remotely under lockdown

The psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse

Our Head of Practice, Michelle Phillips, has a chat with Sue Penna who is the Chief Creative Officer at Rockpool to discuss the psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse. Throughout, they emphasise the need for a trauma-informed approach when not only dealing with clients, but with colleagues too. Take a look at Rockpool here: https://rockpool.life/ Order your copy of the Recovery Toolkit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Recovery-Toolkit-support-journey-Domestic/dp/1838025006/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1588597773&sr=1-6 Please note: this podcast was recorded remotely so please excuse the audio quality

38 minJUN 3
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The psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse

The challenges facing black survivors of domestic abuse

In this podcast, SafeLives CEO Suzanne sits down with Ngozi who runs Sistah Space - a community based initiative that supports African heritage women and girls. Ngozi talks about the systemic racism she encounters while supporting her clients, and what needs to change. Find out more about Sistah Space: https://www.sistahspace.org/ Donate to their fundraiser for a post-COVID retreat for the women Sistah Space supports: https://www.gofundme.com/f/Mango-Morning-Post-Covid19-Weekend-Retreat-Appeal Donate to the service: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl=sistahspace

48 minJUN 1
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The challenges facing black survivors of domestic abuse

Staying Safe at Home: West Sussex Connect best practice

SafeLives' Daniel Ryan speaks to Natalie Whitmore, Service Manager at West Sussex Connect, about best practice when supporting clients through COVID-19. Read more about West Sussex Connect: https://safelives.org.uk/sites/default/files/resources/West_Sussex_Connect_Service_Specification.pdf

24 minMAY 22
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Staying Safe at Home: West Sussex Connect best practice

Safe at home: how professionals can carry out multi-agency meetings remotely

Brandy Hubbard, Practice Advisor at SafeLives, speaks to Bob Williams, Safeguarding Manager at North Yorkshire Police, about conducting multi-agency meeting remotely in order to support victims and families during COVID-19. We can support you to run multi-agency forums virtually. Email robert.williams@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or info@safelives.org.uk

22 minMAY 12
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Safe at home: how professionals can carry out multi-agency meetings remotely

Staying safe at home: Family courts during COVID-19

Rachel Ozanne talks to Olive from Rights of Women and Ursula, a SafeLives Pioneer and co-founder of Voices, about how the family court is operating during the COVID-19 restrictions. They discuss the concerns and issues raised by survivors and also the impact family court proceedings can have. Information and support available via the links below: Legal advice: FLOWS: https://www.flows.org.uk/ Rights of Women - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice/ Legal information online: Rights of Women; • Family law guides: https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/. • Coronavirus and child contact guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-and-child-contact-arrangements/ • Coronavirus and remote hearings guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-remote-hearings-in-the-family-court/ • How to write a position statement for the family court - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/position-state...

58 minMAY 1
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Staying safe at home: Family courts during COVID-19

Staying safe at home: children and young people

In this podcast Rachel Ozanne, Practice Advisor at SafeLives, talks to Georgia and Kathryn, SafeLives Pioneers both experienced domestic abuse in their family homes as a child. They reflected on what they think it's like for children now, what they could do, and what those around them could do if they are worried. This includes agencies, including schools, and the importance of reaching in and not being a bystander. Helplines / online support: Childline: 0800 1111 https://www.childline.org.uk/ Shout (text help): Text Shout to 85258 https://www.giveusashout.org/ The Mix: 0808 808 4994 https://www.themix.org.uk/ Hideout - Women's Aid online resources for children and young people: http://thehideout.org.uk/

26 minAPR 23
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Staying safe at home: children and young people

Latest Episodes

Staying Safe At Home: domestic abuse - the impact on older people

In this podcast we hear from SafeLives’ practice consultant Lucy Giles and Emily McCarron from Age UK discussing the effect of COVID-19 on the prevalence of elder abuse and the impact of elder abuse in general. Please note: this podcast was recorded remotely so please excuse the audio quality

32 minJUL 21
Comments
Staying Safe At Home: domestic abuse - the impact on older people

Staying Safe At Home: Checking in with DCC Louisa Rolfe

In this podcast we hear from Jo Silver, Director of Innovation at SafeLives as she sits down again with Louisa Rolfe, Deputy Chief Constable of West Midlands Police to discuss what has changed a couple of months on from when lockdown started. Please note that government restrictions, social distancing and shielding guidance has changed since this podcast was recorded however, it still offers an interesting look into the Police response to COVID-19 and how they can help those who are concerned about a partner or family member’s behaviour during this time. For the most recent government guidance on covid-19, go to https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

28 minJUN 26
Comments
Staying Safe At Home: Checking in with DCC Louisa Rolfe

Staying Safe at Home: Dr Jess Roy on supporting children during Covid-19

Collette Eaton-Harris speaks to Dr Jess Roy of Bristol University, about the changed risks children may be facing at home, and how social workers can safely work with them during Covid-19

28 minJUN 24
Comments
Staying Safe at Home: Dr Jess Roy on supporting children during Covid-19

Safe at Home: Supporting clients remotely under lockdown

Deidre from SafeLives speaks to Zoe Jackson from Aurora New Dawn, about how her team have been supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse during lockdown

29 minJUN 12
Comments
Safe at Home: Supporting clients remotely under lockdown

The psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse

Our Head of Practice, Michelle Phillips, has a chat with Sue Penna who is the Chief Creative Officer at Rockpool to discuss the psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse. Throughout, they emphasise the need for a trauma-informed approach when not only dealing with clients, but with colleagues too. Take a look at Rockpool here: https://rockpool.life/ Order your copy of the Recovery Toolkit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Recovery-Toolkit-support-journey-Domestic/dp/1838025006/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1588597773&sr=1-6 Please note: this podcast was recorded remotely so please excuse the audio quality

38 minJUN 3
Comments
The psychological impact of surviving domestic abuse

The challenges facing black survivors of domestic abuse

In this podcast, SafeLives CEO Suzanne sits down with Ngozi who runs Sistah Space - a community based initiative that supports African heritage women and girls. Ngozi talks about the systemic racism she encounters while supporting her clients, and what needs to change. Find out more about Sistah Space: https://www.sistahspace.org/ Donate to their fundraiser for a post-COVID retreat for the women Sistah Space supports: https://www.gofundme.com/f/Mango-Morning-Post-Covid19-Weekend-Retreat-Appeal Donate to the service: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl=sistahspace

48 minJUN 1
Comments
The challenges facing black survivors of domestic abuse

Staying Safe at Home: West Sussex Connect best practice

SafeLives' Daniel Ryan speaks to Natalie Whitmore, Service Manager at West Sussex Connect, about best practice when supporting clients through COVID-19. Read more about West Sussex Connect: https://safelives.org.uk/sites/default/files/resources/West_Sussex_Connect_Service_Specification.pdf

24 minMAY 22
Comments
Staying Safe at Home: West Sussex Connect best practice

Safe at home: how professionals can carry out multi-agency meetings remotely

Brandy Hubbard, Practice Advisor at SafeLives, speaks to Bob Williams, Safeguarding Manager at North Yorkshire Police, about conducting multi-agency meeting remotely in order to support victims and families during COVID-19. We can support you to run multi-agency forums virtually. Email robert.williams@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or info@safelives.org.uk

22 minMAY 12
Comments
Safe at home: how professionals can carry out multi-agency meetings remotely

Staying safe at home: Family courts during COVID-19

Rachel Ozanne talks to Olive from Rights of Women and Ursula, a SafeLives Pioneer and co-founder of Voices, about how the family court is operating during the COVID-19 restrictions. They discuss the concerns and issues raised by survivors and also the impact family court proceedings can have. Information and support available via the links below: Legal advice: FLOWS: https://www.flows.org.uk/ Rights of Women - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice/ Legal information online: Rights of Women; • Family law guides: https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/. • Coronavirus and child contact guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-and-child-contact-arrangements/ • Coronavirus and remote hearings guide - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/coronavirus-remote-hearings-in-the-family-court/ • How to write a position statement for the family court - https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/position-state...

58 minMAY 1
Comments
Staying safe at home: Family courts during COVID-19

Staying safe at home: children and young people

In this podcast Rachel Ozanne, Practice Advisor at SafeLives, talks to Georgia and Kathryn, SafeLives Pioneers both experienced domestic abuse in their family homes as a child. They reflected on what they think it's like for children now, what they could do, and what those around them could do if they are worried. This includes agencies, including schools, and the importance of reaching in and not being a bystander. Helplines / online support: Childline: 0800 1111 https://www.childline.org.uk/ Shout (text help): Text Shout to 85258 https://www.giveusashout.org/ The Mix: 0808 808 4994 https://www.themix.org.uk/ Hideout - Women's Aid online resources for children and young people: http://thehideout.org.uk/

26 minAPR 23
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Staying safe at home: children and young people

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