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
  • 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 if you have problems registering.

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

To find out more about the Identifying Family Violence Training, contact