NIFVS / WHIN event
This four-day course provides the basic skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively with women and their children affected by family violence. It is suitable for new workers in family [...]
This four-day course provides the basic skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively with women and their children affected by family violence. It is suitable for new workers in family violence services and workers in community, health or legal services who have limited experience responding to family violence.
4 (Tuesday) 9:30 am - 12 (Wednesday) 4:30 pm
This program explains the importance of case notes in day-to-day family violence practice and legal processes.
Delivered in partnership with Women’s Legal Service Victoria.
(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
DVRCV and Women's Legal Service Victoria
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 [...]
Please Note: Assumed knowledge – it is assumed that participants will have knowledge and/or experience of family violence practice, including the dynamics of power and control, risk assessment, safety planning and responding to a disclosure.
- 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
12 (Wednesday) 9:30 am - 13 (Thursday) 4:30 pm