Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA) - Safe and Together

Safe and Together

Improving Competencies and Cross-System Collaboration The Safe and Together Model is a perpetrator pattern based, child centered, survivor strengths approach to working with domestic violence. Having been developed originally for the child welfare systems, it has policy and practice implications for a variety of professionals and systems including domestic violence advocates, family service providers, courts, evaluators, domestic…

Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA) - Abuse

Recognising control is at the centre of abuse

Since the 29th December 2015, ‘controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship’ is illegal. It does not need to be physically violent; it does not even need to be physically threatening, but it is abuse. They can be tried in a criminal court and face up to five years in prison if…

Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA) - Safer Scotland

National CSE awareness raising campaign

Scottish Government ran a four-week marketing campaign between January and February 2015 to raise awareness of what child sexual exploitation (CSE) is, improve public understanding and empower those with concerns to act upon them. The national campaign comprised of a new TV advert – a UK first in terms of targeting parents on the subject of CSE – supported…