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WSP Webinar on Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs)

WSP Webinar on Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs)

Webinar on Domestic Homicide Reviews from Walsall Safeguarding Partnership and Safer Walsall Partnership.

The purpose of the webinar will be firstly to look at what a DHR is (i.e. Home Office guidelines, the process, etc.) and secondly to look at Walsall’s particular experience of conducting DHRs and the lessons learned from those.  The webinar will include a Q&A session.

Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020

Time: 10am – 12 noon

There will be two presenters for the webinar:

Ian Billham is an experienced and committed professional with 20 years’ experience in local government senior/strategic management, public and community safety, safeguarding, regulatory services and criminal justice.  He specialises in service redesign, partnership, policy and strategic development, domestic homicide reviews and serious case reviews (both children’s and adults).   He is a former CONTEST (counter-terrorism) Chair and strategic lead and local authority strategic lead, as well as having fulfilled the role of CHANNEL Panel Chair.  He has experience in  crime and disorder, in particular interpersonal violence and vulnerability, sexual exploitation, modern slavery, organised crime, and intelligence management (i.e. personal intelligence and subject data).  

Ian is an experienced ORCE Assessor, currently engaged as a senior selection Associate Assessor for the College of Policing.

Simon Hill is an independent reviewer and report author who has, in the last six years, undertaken numerous Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) and Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) as well as Serious Incident Reviews, in the West Midlands’ region.  He has chaired three Walsall DHRs.  He facilitates safeguarding training and learning from DHRs, SARs and Safeguarding Practice Reviews in multi-agency sessions on behalf of Community Safety Partnerships and local Boards, as well as Clinical Commissioning Groups and health trusts.  He has worked in partnership with Birmingham and Solihull and Black Country Women’s Aid for the last three years delivering a workshop on coercive control to thousands of professionals. 

Simon is a retired police officer with West Midlands Police working within Public Protection and Review for twelve years, as well as having been a police trainer of investigation and interview skills.

This Webinar will be on MS Teams and a link will be sent 48 hours prior to the event 

You will need to book onto this Webinar through One Source - please see below.


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