Learning about the impact of Coercive Control

By cypscadmin, Wednesday, 17th November 2021 | 0 comments
Filed under: Safe & Protected.

Dublin City South CYPSC and TUSLA Dublin South Central are hosting a webinar focusing on the impact of Domestic Violence and Coercive Control on children and young people.

The event will take place on Friday 26th November 10.00am-12.30pm with the aim of raising awareness and developing an understanding of the impact that Domestic Violence/Abuse and Coercive Control has on children and young people.

This is an online event via Zoom and is open to all those interested in learning more.

The Key Note address will be made by

Dr Emma Katz Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Youth, Liverpool Hope University UK.  The event also includes presentations by;

  • Detective Sergeant Laura Sweeney, Domestic Abuse Intervention and Policy Unit, Garda National Protective Services (GNPS)
  • Áine Costello, National Co-ordinator for childhood domestic violence and abuse project at Barnardos Ireland
  • Professor Stephanie Holt, Trinity College Dublin Head of School and Course Director, Post Graduate Diploma in Child Protection and Welfare. 

This initiative is led by the Dublin City South Safe and Secure Subgroup in line with Dublin City South CYPSC's Children and Young People’s Plan objective

to develop, promote and build capacity of programmes supporting children and young people experiencing Domestic Violence.  

Des Delaney, Chairperson of Dublin City South CYPSC states 

‘this is a great opportunity for all agencies, supports and services to hear about the impact of domestic violence and coercive control on children and young people from leading academics in the UK and Ireland."

Registration for the event is open.  Follow the link to: 

The Impact of Domestic Violence and Coercive Control on Children & Youth event.

For further information or enquiries, please contact

Nuala Nic Giobúin, Dublin City South CYPSC Co-ordinator, nuala.nicgiobuin@tusla.ie  

Visit Dublin City South CYPSC webpages.

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