Tag Archive for: Domestic Abuse

Young People’s Week at Recovery Focus

We are proud to be part of the Recovery Focus group, offering models to support recovery from mental ill health, domestic abuse and the harms caused by drugs, alcohol, and gambling. This week Recovery Focus are dedicating their social media accounts to the Young People Services across the group. As a partner organisation at Recovery Focus, we are […]

Refugee Week 2021

This week is Refugee Week, and at DVIP we wanted to recognise this week and its relevance to the domestic abuse field. Amra, our National Lead for Domestic Abuse services at Richmond Fellowship, including DVIP, is a refugee from Eastern Bosnia. Today, Amra is sharing her story and speaking on the importance of not only […]

DVIP Joins Richmond Fellowship

Today, the Domestic Violence Intervention Project (DVIP) announced that it has joined the Recovery Focus Group as a division of its largest partner, Richmond Fellowship. For over 25 years, DVIP has delivered vital services and actively campaigned to end violence against women and girls. Today the London-based charity continues to provide essential services to hold […]

New DVIP Chief Executive Announced

Dr Marianna Tortell has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of DVIP. She will take over leadership of the organisation when Ben Jamal leaves in October to take on a new challenge after ten years at DVIP. Ellen Storrar, Chair of DVIP, said: We are delighted to have appointed Marianna as DVIP’s new Chief […]

DVIP achieves Respect re-accreditation

DVIP is delighted to be one of the first organisations to be awarded re-accreditation by Respect. We successfully demonstrated that we continue to meet the rigorous requirements needed to deliver a Respect accredited service to domestic abuse perpetrators and victims. This means our services and processes are safety led, effectively designed to assess and manage […]

New Research Effectiveness of Perpetrator Programmes in stopping Domestic Violence and Abuse

Today sees the release of the Mirabal research project, a five year study led by Professors Liz Kelly and Nicole Westmoreland. The research, which is the most extensive investigation undertaken in the UK into the efficacy of domestic violence perpetrator programmes, shows: Most men who complete a Respect accredited domestic violence perpetrator programme (DVPP) stop […]