NIFVS / WHIN event
This one day interactive training is aimed at family violence practitioners who have an applied understanding of identifying and responding to family violence and are seeking to strengthen their practice [...]
This one day interactive training is aimed at family violence practitioners who have an applied understanding of identifying and responding to family violence and are seeking to strengthen their practice in building and sustaining relationship with CALD clients. The training enables participants to reflect on their own and clients’ cultural context and examine how these may impact on the worker/client relationships. The training aims to increase participants’ confidence in supporting CALD women experiencing family violence and raise awareness of the additional challenges they face.
• Develop an in depth understanding of barriers and challenges for CALD women subjected to family violence
• Develop an understanding of how culture and migration history affects clients capacity to seek and sustain support
• Increase awareness of the principals of culturally responsive practice and intersectionality
• Enhance skills in cross cultural engagement
• Enhance skills in risk assessment and safety planning for CALD women
Family Violence practitioners with pre-existing knowledge on recognizing, responding and referring women experiencing family violence. This may include refuge workers; family violence case managers; outreach family violence workers; family violence liaison officers; applicant workers from courts.
(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
Join human rights champion Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs and other leaders in policy and practice as we explore the link between forced marriage, slavery and family violence. The evening will [...]
Join human rights champion Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs and other leaders in policy and practice as we explore the link between forced marriage, slavery and family violence. The evening will begin with a keynote presentation by Gillian Triggs followed by a panel discussion chaired by Jenny Stanger.
Light refreshments will be served from 5:30pm. The keynote presentation will start promptly at 6:15pm.
The #GoodConversations event series shines a light on social policies that disadvantage women and their children. Good Shepherd brings together policy experts, sector colleagues and passionate members of the public to exchange information, discuss policy and build networks.
(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
This training has been specifically designed for Family Violence Workers who work in direct service delivery, (or supervise workers who do). Participants will build on their existing knowledge of [...]
At the end of the course participants will have gained or be able to:
- An understanding of the impacts and dynamics of trauma for family violence survivors
- Identify trauma responses in survivors and how to respond to minimise further traumatisation
- How to apply a foundational understanding of the neuro-biology of trauma to practice frameworks
- Practical strategies and approaches to increase a survivor’s agency in decision making
- Understand the impact of traumatic brain injury as a result of family violence
- Micro-counselling skills to enhance regulation, grounding and sense of safety
- How to utlise a trauma informed practice approach to increase advocacy for survivors
- Identifying impacts on workers and prevention of vicarious traumatisation
$310SHS funded workers
$760 Non SHS funded workers
12 (Tuesday) 9:30 am - 13 (Wednesday) 4:30 pm
This training builds support workers’ capacity and confidence to guide and support their client through the family law system. The training will explore: Parenting agreements post separation Urgent children’s matters Property (including [...]
- Parenting agreements post separation
- Urgent children’s matters
- Property (including debt)
- Interaction between child protection,family law and Intervention Orders
(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Women's Legal Service Victoria
In this dynamic workshop participants will be introduced to the principles of ‘infant-led’ practice, be provided with accessible and up-to-date information on brain development and strategies about what should guide [...]
In this dynamic workshop participants will be introduced to the principles of ‘infant-led’ practice, be provided with accessible and up-to-date information on brain development and strategies about what should guide workers on how to intervene with infants and their families in the context of family violence. This training is relevant for those working as family support workers, in refuge, through to clinicians and case managers.
For any professional working with infants, toddlers and young children who have been exposed to family violence and/or early childhood relational trauma. Handouts and pre-reading are also included.
$310 SHS funded worker
$760 Non SHS funded worker
25 (Monday) 9:30 am - 26 (Tuesday) 4:30 pm