FJC Europe FJC Europe

European Alliance
for Hope and
Empowerment

We are the European Network of multidisciplinary approach
of genderbased, domestic violence and child abuse and
Family Justice Centers

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Programme

8.30:
Registration

9.00:
Warming-up
by Bert Groen and Pascale Franck, European Family Justice Center Alliance

9.15:
Welcome
by Alderman Judith Bokhove of hosting City of Rotterdam, responsible for Mobility, Youth and Language

9.30:
Voices: the stories of survivors of intimate terror: this message is our key!

9.45:
The importance of recognition and acknowledgement of intimate terror
by Katinka Lünnemann, sr. researcher and coordinator of the program ‘Violence and Safety in Families’ within Verwey-Jonker Instituut the Netherlands

10.05:
Intimate terror and the implications for developing effective policies
by Mattias Gijsbertsen, director of the Dutch national Program ‘Geweld Hoort Nergens Thuis’ (Violence doesn’t belong anywhere) of the national departments and local governments

10.20:
Filomena, a new one-stop shop approach to combat domestic and sexual violence in both children and adults
by Christine Clement, coordinator of Filomena Center Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

10.35:
Coffee and possibility to talk to each other

11.00:
Messages from Karen Vandekerckhove, head of unit Gender Equality European Commission and Monika Queisser, head of Social Policy OECD

11.20:
Coercive control and dangerous relationships
by Jane Monckton-Smith, professor of public protection at the University of Gloucestershire and author of the book ‘In Control. Dangerous relationships and how they end in murder’

11.50:
Intimate terror and coercive control, international experience from the Family Justice Centers
by Casey Gwinn, President of U.S. Alliance for Hope International

12.10:
Non-Fatal Strangulation and intimate terror
by Gael Strack, Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for Hope International and U.S. national expert on domestic violence and strangulation

12.30:
Lunch and opportunity to network

13.30:
Testimonials from survivors, an impressive contribution from the Belgian documentary on partner violence ‘Als je eens wist ... partnergeweld’
by Hilde van Mieghem, documentary producer and film director

14.00:
The Power of Hope and Empowerment: the core of trauma-informed care that makes the difference
by Casey Gwinn & Gael Strack, U.S. Alliance for Hope International and founders FJC model

14.30:
Parallel Break-out sessions, choice can be made between:

A. In control. Dangerous relationships and how they end in murder
by Jane Monckton-Smith (expert coercive control in relationships) and Susan Haile (expert in intimate homicide)
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

B. Intieme terreur: werken met slachtoffers
by Ilona Brekelmans en Saskia de Veld (beiden GGZ- psycholoog)
LANGUAGE: DUTCH

C. Intimate terror: working with perpetrators
by Arno van Dam (professor antisocial behaviour, psychiatry and society at Tilburg university) and Sander van Arum (expert in multi-agency and attachment relationship focused response to domestic violence at Foundation Civil Care
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

D. Trauma informed care for children affected by domestic violence and child abuse
by Casey Gwinn (President of the Alliance for Hope International)
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

E. Psychopathologie en intieme terreur
by drs. Marina Reijns (klinisch psycholoog/psychotherapeut, incl. Kinder en Jeugd)
LANGUAGE: DUTCH

F. 50 jaar: van vertrouwensarts inzake kindermishandeling naar centrum huiselijk geweld en kindermishandeling
by Rob Bilo & Nens Coebergh (beiden Vertrouwens-arts Veilig Thuis Rotterdam-Rijnmond)
LANGUAGE: DUTCH

16.45:
Closing session

17.00:
Time for sharing with friends and colleagues enjoying a drink and a treat

18.30:
End