Seminar on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

West Cork Women Against Violence have invited

Professor Stephanie Holt of Trinity University Dublin to give a seminar on her work and findings on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

This will take place at the Maritime Hotel, Bantry on TUESDAY 12th DECEMBER from 10am- 1pm

Professor Holt will cover a number of issues including: a general overview of where children are positioned in relation to DV, multiple adversities faced by children, post separation contact and what children themselves say about their experiences.

If you’d like to attend, contact Lisa Culloty on

or call her at 027 53847

The seminar is free.

Stephanie Holt is an associate professor in the School of Social Work & Social Policy at the University of Dublin, Trinity College. Her academic and research interests primarily focus on a range of issues pertinent to domestic violence, including: child contact, mothering and fathering capacity, intimate partner homicide and risk assessment. She has a particular interest in ascertaining and representing the voice of the child in research. She is the Director of the MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection and Welfare in Trinity College Dublin and currently Chair of the Irish branch of BASPCAN (British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect).

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