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The Survivors Trust Inaugural Conference - Challenging Myths, Building Partnerships

The Survivors Trust's 2006 Inaugural Conference, which takes place at Warwick on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July, aims to bring together Government, Voluntary and Statutory services to explore and understand the social and health support needs of women and men who have experienced sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse in an increasing climate of change for abuse service provision.

Aims of the conference:

  • To challenge society’s myths about victims and survivors
  • To present up-to-date research on practice and policy issues for working with victims and survivors of sexual violence
  • To bring together specialist voluntary sector and statutory sector services working with survivors and victims to explore working in partnership to meet victims’ and survivors’ needs

There is a full and varied programme of specialist workshops and presentations from leading professionals from all sectors including:

  • Norma Howes - Social Worker and Forensic Child Psychologist
  • Professor Catherine Itzin - Department of Health
  • Kathryn Livingston - Chair of First Person Plural
  • Breda Allen – Dublin Rape Crisis - SAVI Revisited
  • Dr Jo Nurse - Consultant in Public Health
  • Dave Gee – Home Office Consultant


  • Supported rate: Survivors Trust Member Groups £125.00
  • Reduced rate: Voluntary and community groups £225.00
  • Standard rate: Statutory and private sector £350.00

To find out more please contact Fay or Dot on 01788 550554 or email