Charlotte Chappell

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Charlotte joined the IRISi Team in June 2022 as the ADViSE Lead and Senior Regional Manager. Her main focus is to oversee the implementation and growth of the ADViSE programme. She holds a BSc in Sociology with Politics from the University of Plymouth and is a qualified IDVA. Charlotte comes from managing frontline Domestic Violence Services (Duty Helpline, Crisis IDVA’s, Groupwork) at one of our local partner organisations. Working there for 5 years first as a groupwork coordinator, running groups such as Freedom Programme, Recovery Toolkit and CRUSH, for women and young people, then progressing into managing a staff team of 20 throughout the pandemic, she supported them with complex caseloads, increased needs and competing priorities.

Charlotte has been a Freelance Trainer since 2016 delivering Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Training to various agencies and charities in the local area. She has volunteered with SARSAS (Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support) for many years and now proudly sits on their board.