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CRiVA Webinar - the training needs of magistrates in relation to domestic abuse - Shared screen with speaker view
Kelly.Henderson
12:31
hello everyone
Marilyn Selwood
12:55
Hi
Julie Scanlon
12:56
Hi everyone.
Stephen Burrell
13:06
Hi everyone! :)
Clarissa Joy Humphreys
13:25
Hello all!
Catherine Garrett
13:37
Hi all!!
Laura - St Mary's University
13:38
hello everyone
Marianne Page
13:46
Hi to all, Marianne Page here in London.
Meena Kumari
14:15
Hello Everyone- Meena Kumari from Leicester
The Kellehers
18:20
Hello everyone
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
18:33
Hi everyone, when writing your questions/comments please write them to all panelists and attendees so that we can all see them unless you just want to tell the panelists something
Lyndsey Harris
20:17
Thanks, Nicole! Hadn't spotted that - blaming online fatigue... Hi all :)
Gurbax K Pall
20:48
Hi all
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
23:17
Thanks Brent, great first question, I’ll put it to the panel at the end of Catherine’s talk.
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
23:29
Keep them coming, its good to have a few lined up
Marilyn Selwood
26:22
Will these slides be sent to us?
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
26:53
They won’t be sent automatically but you can request them by email and we will send you them if Catherine is ok with that.
Marilyn Selwood
27:02
thank you :)
Catherine Garrett
28:00
Thanks for confirming that, Nicole, they would be very helpful to show to colleagues......... Cat.
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
28:51
Just send us a request to durham.criva@durham.ac.uk and we will do what we can
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
29:39
I believe there is a written report actually coming out, we could see if we can send out the link to this.
Julie Scanlon
30:49
Wondering who provides the training on DVA for magistrates?
Tracy Sortwell
31:43
Re the sentencing guidelines figures 75% have seen them and 75% are on SDVP/Courts. were these the same people, if so very concerning that 25% of the respondents not sitting in DA courts are also not aware of the guidelines....
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
33:02
Thanks to everyone who is answering some of the questions, but please remember that if you just reply to all panelists that the person asking the question won’t be able to see your response
Marilyn Selwood
33:48
I have previously on a local level but not aware if there’s something standard nationally.
Marilyn Selwood
33:52
I was working for the local authority at the time.
Catherine Garrett
35:05
I've had training by differering professionals in London Courts and in my current Court
Laura - St Mary's University
35:22
@Tracy sortwell - likewise, I think it said 70% felt they had insufficient training on CC but only 40% wanted more
Stephen Burrell
40:32
Connected to Julie Scanlon’s question, I’d be fascinated to know more about what the current training for magistrates on domestic abuse involves?
Jo Easton
41:20
Here you go: https://www.magistrates-association.org.uk/News-and-Comments/research-report-into-training-needs-relating-to-domestic-abuse
Di Turgoose
42:54
As per Julie and Stephen Id be keen to hear what the content of training is - is covered
Laura - St Mary's University
44:15
when magistrates came to contribute to ISAC (independent stalking advocacy training) in 2017, then expressed surprise that some stalking cases where ex-intimate rather than stranger cases. We know that coercive control post separation is stalking in the UK....are magistrates now more aware of CC post abuse and therefore less surprised by the ex-partner stalking cases, or is there still this lag in understanding of magistrates?
Laura - St Mary's University
44:55
meaning it is no surprise to any stalking service that the majority are ex-partner especially where there is serious distress and alarm
Tracy Sortwell
45:25
I sit on a SDAC in Cambridgeshire. We have regular excellent training co-ordinated by our Legal Advisers with speakers from the relevant agencies
Kelly.Henderson
46:17
I know Northumbria Police have delivered some previously
Catherine Garrett
47:23
The Court I sit in had a specialist DA Court sitting weekly (pre Covid)
Julie Scanlon
47:59
Thanks - really interesting.
Karen Evans
50:00
Can the centrally released magistrates training pack be shared as we tried in Hampshire through our CPS Scrutiny Panel to get a copy of this so that we could enhance the local training, but at the time were not able to access this? Like other areas, our domestic abuse services are often invited to take part in magistrates training and are always happy to do this.
Tanya Allen
50:07
in our SDAC we have DA Link Magistrates who develop invaluable guidance and practice documents for Magistrates. these are based on best practice agreed by the local partnership
Tanya Allen
52:04
Did Adult Family Violence feature at all? We are seeing more and more cases coming through the court
Tina
53:18
Attending programmes such as the Freedom programme would give magistrates invlauable insight in to the every day life of living with and surviving DVA & CC, particularly with a view to the way abusers behave when they've been accused of a crime
Karen Evans
55:10
The trouble with the Freedom programme is that it would further reinforce the pubic story, rather than be inclusive of gender and sexuality issues as discussed today as it's aimed at female victims who have been abused by a male perpetrator
Tracy Sortwell
56:04
WE have IDVA's sitting in our DA courts, or available. Well pre CV19
Marilyn Selwood
56:41
Somerset are reintroducing court idvas after several years - they are invaluable
Kelly.Henderson
58:38
Did I see on the slide that 5% of magistrates did not see the IDVA report as useful? I may not have seen this. but I can't imagine why they wouldn't want.
BateyR
59:04
Need a consistent approach to training which is quality assured
Tracy Sortwell
01:02:30
It's on page 9 on the report
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
01:02:33
Sarah its Heather Douglas
Kelly.Henderson
01:02:54
Thanks for clarity - yes worrying !
Marilyn Selwood
01:03:44
Thank you! Great information & really useful.
Sarah Cole
01:03:47
Thank you
NICOLE WESTMARLAND
01:03:59
Any questions, or to join criva email us at durham.criva@durham.ac.uk
BateyR
01:04:01
An issue we see locally is magistrates stating what a perp/ family need to do (such as a specific course/ programme) rather than referring to specialists and allowing specialists to decide which programme etc is best for that person/ family
Di Turgoose
01:04:07
Thanks for sending the report though Catherine. Thanks for putting this event on...I have another meeting .
Maxime Rowson
01:04:13
Thanks all
Cath Easton
01:04:20
thank you,
Lynn Daniels
01:04:24
Thank you, very informative
Kelly.Henderson
01:05:01
Thank you all
Margaret Harrold
01:05:03
Thank you for this presentation and information
Clarissa Joy Humphreys
01:05:04
Really excellent webinar. Looking forward to reading the report. Many lessons which can be applied in other sectors as well. Thank you for doing this work.
Marilyn Selwood
01:05:08
Totally agree BateyR - often the courses aren’t available too
Sarah Cole
01:05:09
Thank you all
Julie Scanlon
01:05:16
Thank you!
Lyndsey Harris
01:05:28
Thank you! Another brilliant webinar :)
Clive Harper
01:05:29
thanks everyone
Catherine Garrett
01:05:29
Thank you so much- will the report be sent through, Catherine? (ps, Nicole.... fab Orla background!)
Serena
01:05:34
Thank you.
Catherine Garrett
01:05:50
Much thanks to all!
Catherine Garrett
01:05:58
YAY!
Liz
01:06:09
Very interesting, thanks everyone - will be downloading the report to read in full later.
Lindsay Warren
01:06:11
Thank you this has been a really interesting session
Stephen Burrell
01:06:12
Yes really interesting thank you very much to all speakers!
Tanya Allen
01:06:12
thank you
Gloria Martin
01:06:24
Thank you all