About this event

  • Date and time Fri 10 Jun 2022 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine

Key speakers and authorities on domestic violence will examine the potential impact of the new domestic abuse bill, provide teachings on domestic violence management and the different disciplines involved in its investigation, explore the impact of domestic abuse and present a real case study of domestic abuse fatality, and help delegates learn about the different organisations involved with survivors and perpetrators.

A panel discussion and prize presentation will follow the lectures. 

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Standard pricing available until 15 October 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£160.00 £95.00 £50.00

Key speakers

Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks

Chairman of the Mankind Initiative

Speaker's biography

Mark Brooks has been trustee chair of the ManKind Initiative for over ten years. As well as co-creating a one-day training course on male victims, a national practitioners’ community and a national directory of services, he sits on a number of national stakeholder bodies and regularly appears in the media. He is a qualified domestic abuse services manager and was awarded an OBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list. He is a communications expert by profession and has spent the majority of his career in politics, financial services and education. He is also an ambassador for International Men’s Day UK and a co-founder of the Men and Boys Coalition, an inclusive network of 100 charities, academics and professionals concerned about the wellbeing of men and boys. He has also stood three times for Parliament.

Dr Roland Kouble

President of the British Association of Forensic Odontologists


View programme

Welcome and introduction

Dr Bernadette Butler, Section President

Manslaughter: Suicide arising from Domestic Abuse This session will look at a real case in the Northwest, where there was a conviction for manslaughter after a victim of domestic abuse took her own life


Questions and answers
Forensic Dental aspects of Domestic Violence

Dr Roland Kouble, President of the British Association of Forensic Odontologists

Coffee break
Male victims of domestic violence

Chairman Mark Brooks, The Mankind Initiative

Questions and answers
Lunch break
The new Domestic Abuse Bill

Dame Vera Baird

Questions and answers
Work with perpetrators. Respect


Questions and answers
Panel discussion
Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section Prize winner announcement


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this events are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close at 9:00am on Friday 22 October 2021. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.