RCN Wales Domestic Abuse Conference: Tackling Difficult Conversations

25 Nov 2021 09:30 - 13:30

Online Event

RCN Wales (Cardiff), Ty Maeth, King George V Drive East, Cardiff, CF14 4XZ

RCN Members: Registered Nurse Member: £25 + VAT (£30); Health Care Support Worker/ Nursing Student/ Retired Member: £15 + VAT (£18) Non-Member Registered Nurse or any other professional outside of nursing/midwifery: £37.50 + VAT (£45); Non-member Health Care Support Worker/ Nursing Student: £20 + VAT (£24)

CPD hours: 4

*Bookings have now closed for this event* This conference is suitable for all roles in the nursing and midwifery team, including Registered Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors, Health Care Support Workers and Nursing Students working in any sector. We also welcome those from other professions, including AHP's, Health and Social Care teams, Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Police, and Safeguarding services. This event is hosted by RCN Wales but you do not need to be based in Wales to join us!

The conference aims to:

  • To explore the perceptions of surviving domestic abuse and the domestic abuse cycle.
  • To consider the 8 stages of coercive control leading to homicide.
  • To discuss how healthcare staff can be supported if exposed to domestic abuse.
  • To consider the impact of domestic abuse on children, the promotion of trauma informed approaches to practice and demonstrate an example of best practice in supporting families.

Speakers at the conference will include:

Rachel Williams: Domestic Abuse Survivor, Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA) Founder of Stand up to Domestic Abuse (SUTDA)
Professor Jane Monckton-Smith: Professor Public Protection University of Gloucestershire, Forensic Criminologist, Specialist in homicide, stalking and coercive control.
Fionn Lloyd: NHS Violence Prevention Nurse & Sarah Richards, IDVA, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board 
Phillipa Bishop, Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) and additional speakers TBC

This seminar will count towards participatory learning for NMC revalidation


The closing date for applications: extended to 4.30pm Tuesday 23 November 2021

Unfortunately we are currently unable to take online bookings for non-member health care support workers and non-member Nursing Students. Please book over the phone on the number above to pay by card.

Cancellations received BEFORE 5PM MONDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2021 will be refunded, minus a 25% administration fee.  Regrettably, no refunds can be processed after this date.  Places can only be substituted with the prior knowledge and agreement of RCN Events

This event will take place virtually via a Microsoft Teams Live Event. You do not need to have a Teams account to view the meeting, any internet enabled device should work - you can view the event via a web browser, (recommended on desktop or laptop for full functionality) and on a phone or tablet you also have the option of downloading the free Microsoft Teams app. You will be sent a confirmation email once you have booked your place using the BOOK ONLINE link on this page, and the link to join the event 48 - 24 hours before the event start time.

For further information about the seminar, please email CPDwales@rcn.org.uk


RCN Wales (Cardiff)
Ty Maeth
King George V Drive East
CF14 4XZ

Page last updated - 24/11/2021