This event marks the official launch of the BASW England Domestic Abuse Guidance for social workers, featuring survivors and representatives from:

  • Video contributions from Women’s Aid
  • An Overview of the Safe & Together ™ Model from Sarah McMillan 
  • Ann Craft Trust
  • Asmaat Khan, a survivor of both domestic abuse and forced marriage, as well as a social worker.
  • Dr Michaela Rogers, lecturer at Sheffield University

Accompanying documents and resources: "BASW England Domestic Abuse Guidance Launch" webinar


This event will provide ‘Top Tips’ from those with lived experience of domestic abuse, an overview of patterns of domestic abuse over COVID-19, as well as an introduction to the Safe & Together ™ Model. An intersectional approach will be threaded throughout, recognising how the form of abuse may vary across diverse communities considering race, culture, sexuality, disability and other factors.