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February 18, 2020
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Partnering with survivors to protect children: How one city revolutionized children’s services with Safe & Together

By Sudha Sankar, Ph.D. Systems change efforts are some of the most challenging undertakings. It’s no surprise then that most of us are hesitant to roll […]
November 20, 2019

Domestic violence-informed system change is hard to achieve without addressing worker safety: Part II

Supervisory strategies While there are many strategies needed to address worker safety, reflective supervision[1] is one critical way for agencies to advance their domestic violence practice.[2] […]
November 13, 2019

Worker Safety and Domestic Violence in Child Welfare Systems

“Worker fear can result in victim-blaming and in under or over-estimating the level of danger, which affects the safety of both victims/survivors and workers: ‘We become […]
October 1, 2019

BBC covers Safe & Together’s commitment to working with agencies in London

BBC Coverage of Safe & Together’s commitment to working with Waltham Forest Council, Hackney Council and Respect UK in creating domestic violence aware systems to keep […]
October 1, 2019

Scotland’s Programme for Government Commits to Safe & Together Model

Scotland rolled out its annual report for actions the country plans to take in the coming year and beyond. The overall theme, Protecting Scotland’s Future, included […]
September 3, 2019

Safe & Together for Supervisors: A Critical Element of Domestic Violence-informed Organizational Change

July 19, 2019

Mainstream misogyny – when the media calls the murder of your mother and sister ‘understandable’

By Luke Hart A ‘good man,’ who was ‘always caring’ had ‘understandably’ killed his wife, Claire and 19-year-old daughter, Charlotte, in a car park with a […]
June 7, 2019

SafeLives Podcast: The Safe &Together Model interview with Anna Mitchell

The Safe & Together™ Model is about domestic violence in child welfare contexts. The S&TI UK lead, Anna Mitchell talks with SafeLives about the Model and […]
May 6, 2019

What real organizational self-assessment shows

By Anna Mitchell I have been asked to write this blog about my journey from first hearing about Safe & Together to my new role as […]