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Effective Support of Young Witnesses A specialist young witness service and registered intermediary perspective

Tuesday 21st April 2015 at NWG Network Headquarters

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.

Amanda Naylor National lead for young victims and young witnesses at Victim Support & Sue Thurman Registered Intermediary

This workshop will explore the challenges of supporting young victims and witnesses of child sexual abuse and exploitation through the trial process.
It will:
•Examine recent cases and the on-going poor experiences that children and young people have in the court system
•Look at new policy initiatives alongside best practice examples to determine how effective use of young witness services, special measures, and other support systems can have a positive impact
•Look at the specific role of the Intermediary and how the involvement of intermediaries impacts on the young persons experience of the criminal justice system
•Provide an opportunity for other professionals to ask questions and identify how they too can play a key role in supporting young witnesses both in preparation and post trial.

Amanda Naylor facilitated a workshop at out 2014 conference '....The journey so far.....' 100% of delegates rated the Amanda Naylor as excellent or good

"Best presentation of the event - knowledge of presenter evident"

"Amanda Naylor was excellent"

"Amanda Naylor was better than excellent"

"Amanda Naylor - brilliant - very informative, lots to take away and inform our practice"

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 227778.

Please note this event has been cancelled.


Tuesday 21st April 2015

Refreshments and Lunch provided

10:00Registration and refreshments


NWG Network Headquarters

Suite 18, Parker House , Mansfield Road , Derby , DE21 4SZ

Free on street parking adjacent to Parker House. Derby Train Station 2 miles away.