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UK Compulsory Sobriety Network Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Social Policy

Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building

Bringing together policy-makers, practitioners, academics, voluntary sector representatives and technology manufacturers, this Symposium will explore the latest thinking and evidence around the practice of mandating offenders to a period of monitored sobriety.

Confirmed speakers include:

Becky Bailey - Community Director, The Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company

Anne Hoeksema – Project Leader, The Addiction Rehabilitation GGZ Foundation

Judge Larry Long – architect of the South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project

Karyn McCluskey – Chief Executive, Community Justice Scotland

Amit Sethi – EU Head of Operations, Alcohol Monitoring Systems

Robbie Walker Brown – Communities and Engagement Manager, Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Humberside

Lord Wasserman – Government Advisor on Policing and Criminal Justice

Chair: Dr Laura Bainbridge

Dr Laura Bainbridge @DrLBainbridge is an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her PhD thesis reconstructed the (in)formal events that led to the development and implementation of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime’s Alcohol Abstinence Monitoring Requirement (AAMR) Pilot. Her postdoctoral research explores the benefits and hazards of mandating domestic violence perpetrators to a period of compulsory sobriety.  

This event is free and open to all, however pre-registration is required due to limited space. Please pre-register through Eventbrite

Twitter hashtag for this event: #CompulsorySobriety

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