CCPR Round Table: Domestic Abuse

OG46 (Old Sessions House Building), Canterbury Campus, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
Social and Applied Sciences
Wednesday 21 February 2018 (17:30-19:30)

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Domestic Abuse Traditional Assumptions and Modern Realities

The Canterbury Centre for Policing Research (CCPR) at Canterbury Christ Church University is hosting a roundtable for students, professionals, academics and the general public. The event will include three presentations with different perspectives on ‘modern realities’ of domestic abuse. The audience will have an opportunity to discuss their views on domestic abuse and how we all, as professionals and members of the community, can continue to improve the way victims are supported.  

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The Focus of this event will be:

  • To discuss supporting victims of domestic abuse in the current socio-political climate
  • To understand the investigation of domestic abuse from a policing perspective
  • To explore reaching different populations when addressing domestic abuse

Expert Panel:

  • Representative from Rising Sun, Domestic Violence and Abuse Service
  • Detective Chief Inspector James Foley, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Dr Sofia Graca, Senior Lecturer School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing


  • Ms Belinda Siesmaa, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology
  • Ms Kristina Massey, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing

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