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CIH Eastern: The vital role of housing in tackling and preventing domestic abuse


25 September 2018, Wisbech

About the event

Venue
Queen Mary Centre
Queen’s Road
Wisbech
Cambridgeshire
PE13 2PE

Time
12.30 – Registration, lunch and networking
13.00 – Event start
15.30 – Event close

CIH is proud to be supporting the Women’s Aid as our Presidential Charity for the next two years. We have been working with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) signpost and provide workshops for housing providers up and down the country.

This session will focus on the vital role that housing has to play in reducing and preventing domestic abuse. We will be introduced to DAHA and the work that they have been doing to support providers. 

This will be an invaluable opportunity to learn more about a previously taboo subject and how we as a sector can better support our tenants all-round. We will hear from other providers who have also recently looked at their strategy around this and the impact of their work.

Kindly hosted by CESSAC in one of their supporting housing schemes.

Benefits of attending

This event will help you understand the importance of the role housing has to play in reducing and preventing domestic abuse.

Policy & Procedure – looking at importance of having a stand-alone domestic abuse policy that is embedded across organisations with a procedure that complements this and is easily accessible. Also includes looking at importance of having a policy for staff.

Introduction to risk management – how to spot early signs and how to respond

Understand the DAHA accreditation - how they can support providers in their work

 

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