Welcome to Association of Child Protection Professionals' Podcast, a podcast where we, alongside guest hosts, share with you the latest in child and family safeguarding. This episode is a Special Episode. In these special episodes, we take a more focused look at a singular issue that professionals working with children and families need to know about. These are often specific and urgent – so we’ll be talking with a professional at the forefront of the issue.In today's episode, Ann Marie Christian, Trustee at the Association of Child Protection Professionals, talks to Sarah Dangar about domestic abuse related suicide and the work AAFDA, Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse, does in the statuatory review processes that follow.Sarah Dangar is the Operations Manager and Deputy CEO at AAFDA, a centre of excellence for reviews after domestic abuse related deaths. She regularly sits on the Home Office Domestic Homicide Review Quality Assurance Panel and in this role has quality assured over 200 Domestic Homicide Reviews. Sarah has extensive experience supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence. She previously managed victim services for British Forces personnel in Germany and Cyprus and established a witness service for the Military Court in Germany. In September 2019, Sarah delivered a workshop on Domestic Violence at the European Conference in Oslo, focusing on reviews of non-homicide Domestic Abuse related deaths. And was recently awarded a 2020 Churchill Fellowship. Which will see her travel to the USA and Australia to examine the models of domestic abuse death reviews in order to share this learning in the UK. Sarah is currently on the Clore Social Leadership program: Emerging Leaders Women and Girls Sector 2020, and a Trustee for Trevi House.And on October 15th, Sarah will be speaking at our Domestic Abuse Virtual Conference, where we have brought together leading experts within this field to share their learnings.Ann Marie is a registered children & families’ social worker practicing over two decades with twelve years of social work management. She worked in a pilot project as a school based social worker in the late nineties for four years and experienced safeguarding of children pre:threshold intervention. Ann Marie evolved and managed cluster social workers in schools and provided safeguarding advice as a safeguarding advisor to schools and Headteachers. This role included a LADO role for education settings. Ann Marie is now an International Safeguarding Consultant & Trainer and is carries out associate work for various organisations including NSPCC, Council of International Schools, Premier League and much more.Would you like to learn more from this discussion? If you are a member, you can access extra resources created by our podcast guests and kindly made accessible to AoCPP members via our members website....For those listening in the future, this episode is being recorded and published while the UK (and the world) is experiencing the COVID19 pandemic. Many frontline professionals are finding themselves overworked, time poor and confused as government guidance is changing daily. To alleviate the pressure child protection professionals are under, we have created the AoCPP Podcast, which will provide support to these professionals who continue to serve our country, its vulnerable children, and families, in unprecedented circumstances....Find us at:childprotectionprofessionals.org.ukTwitter: @AoCPPTweetFacebook: The Association of Child Protection ProfessionalsEmail: email@example.comFind out more about AAFDA: https://aafda.org.uk/Find out more about Ann Marie: http://annmariechristian.com/ Music by Alexander King See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.