NIFVS provides training for workers who respond to family violence, including Identifying Family Violence: Responding to Women Training and Working with Male Perpetrators of Family Violence: Reflections on Collusion.

Identifying Family Violence: Responding to Women Training

Identifying Family Violence: Responding to Women Training (IFV) is open to workers across the northern metropolitan region who are not directly involved in specialist family violence service provision, but who may work with women and children who are experiencing family violence.

Through this half-day training, participants will increase their understanding and recognition of family violence. They will gain strategies to respond to disclosures and learn about appropriate referrals for women and children.

In 2017, IFV will be held on the dates below.
Online registration will open 4 weeks prior to each session
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  • 16 February – 9am-1.30pm
  • 29 March – 9am-1pm
  • 17 May – 9am-1.30pm
  • 22 June – 9am-1.30pm
  • 12 July – 9am-1.30pm
  • 16 August – 9am-1.30pm
  • 13 September – 9am-1pm, (followed by Regional Induction)
  • 19 October – 9am-1.30pm [Workshop is now full]
  • 22 November – 9am-1.30pm
  • 14 December – 9am-1.30pm

Due to high demand for this training, only two people per organisation can attend each session.

IFV in March and September will be followed by Regional Induction, for participants who are new to family violence work or who are new to the (NMR).

Please note: your registration has not been confirmed until Eventbrite has emailed you your ticket. Venue details will be listed on your ticket. Please contact info@whin.org.au if you have problems registering.

Working with Male Perpetrators of Family Violence: Reflections on Collusion

Working with Male Perpetrators of Family Violence: Reflections on Collusion will assist practitioners to effectively identify and respond to male perpetrators of family violence by learning how to identify and resist invitations to collude.

The training is designed for practitioners who may come into across male perpetrators in the course of their work. It is not men’s behaviour change facilitator training.

This half day training is open to practitioners is the northern metropolitan region who have attended Identifying Family Violence: Responding to Women (or similar) in the past two years. Family violence workers who focus on responses to women and children are also welcome to attend.

Further information about the next session will be available soon.

  • 6 September 2017
  • 5 December 2017

Fee-for-service training

Organisations may also request in-house training for their staff. This fee-for-service training can be customised to respond to the needs of specific organisations.

Fees may be waived or negotiated for organisations with limited resources.

To organise this training, you can fill in a training request form and forward it to adac@whin.org.au.

To find out more about the Identifying Family Violence Training, contact adac@whin.org.au.