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Events

PIER runs a number of different events per year as part of our public lecture series and research seminar series. We also hold an annual conference.

Recordings of the public lecture series and research seminar series are available on our YouTube channel.

More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 1: Balancing competing demands on trauma-informed organisations

PIER and VSCP webinar 1: Balancing competing demands on trauma-informed organisations

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about the challenges faced by trauma-informed organisations.

  • 22 March 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultative Panel (VSCP) webinar series

Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultative Panel (VSCP) webinar series

In this webinar series led by the VSCP and co-hosted by PIER, expert speakers will discuss topics of particular interest to those working in the field of child sexual abuse/exploitation and sexual and gender based violence.

  • 22 March - 2 August 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 2: How giving lived experience individuals a meaningful seat at the table can influence and shape your work for the better

PIER and VSCP webinar 2: How giving lived experience individuals a meaningful seat at the table can influence and shape your work for the better

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about the benefits of truly listening to people with lived experience of child sexual abuse.

  • 19 April 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for PIER24: Tackling online harms: Transforming the whole system approach

PIER24: Tackling online harms: Transforming the whole system approach

Join us for PIER's annual conference, an important hybrid event that brings together the highest profile national and international speakers dedicated to tackling the global challenge of sexual abuse of children online.

  • 20 - 22 May 2024, 00:00
  • Price:  See event description
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More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 3: CSA/E language and victim blaming: how the use of language in different contexts can help or hinder your work

PIER and VSCP webinar 3: CSA/E language and victim blaming: how the use of language in different contexts can help or hinder your work

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about the importance of using the correct language when referring to child sexual abuse and exploitation.

  • 7 June 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 4: Addressing child sexual abuse and exploitation in schools: why are schools struggling to respond?

PIER and VSCP webinar 4: Addressing child sexual abuse and exploitation in schools: why are schools struggling to respond?

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about how schools can respond effectively to child sexual abuse and exploitation.

  • 28 June 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 5: The Knock: Supporting the families of individuals being investigated for/convicted of online child sexual abuse offences

PIER and VSCP webinar 5: The Knock: Supporting the families of individuals being investigated for/convicted of online child sexual abuse offences

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about how the families of those accused of online child sexual abuse can be better supported.

  • 19 July 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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More details and booking for PIER and VSCP webinar 6: Children in care

PIER and VSCP webinar 6: Children in care

Join ARU's Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) and Victim and Survivor Consultancy Panel (VSCP) for a webinar about how we can better protect children in care from child sexual abuse and exploitation.

  • 2 August 2024, 11:00 - 12:15
  • Price:  Free
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