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Learning Disabilities, Sexual and Domestic Abuse Conference

Learning Disabilities, Sexual and Domestic Abuse Conference

Maidenhead Town Hall

Thursday 28th September 2017

9.30am - 4.30pm




09.15                   Arrival/ Registration


10.00                   Welcome and Introduction

                            Liz Jones - Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategic Lead, Oxford City


10.10                  Opening

                           Anthony Stansfeld - Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley


10.20                   Working with victims of sexual abuse with learning disabilities

                            Sharon Erdman - Refuge, Thames Valley ISVA Service


10.55                   Working with victims of domestic abuse with learning disabilities

                            Caron Kipping - The Dash Charity


11.30                    BREAK


12.00                    Violence against women and girls with learning disabilities - presentation and Resource List

                              Dr Susie Balderston - Vision Sense


12.50                     Forced marriage and learning disabilities

                              Anne Patterson - University of Nottingham


13.30                     LUNCH


14.20           Gaps in knowledge & practice in working with perpetrators of DA with learning disabilities

                            Erica Bowen - University of Worcester


14.55                     Working with sex offenders with learning disabilities

                               Carrie Webb - Circles South East


15.40                     The HOPE Project

                               Keith Smith - British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)


16.15                      Close


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