october, 2018

9oct9:30 am- 3:00 pmFamily Violence in CALD Communities: Culturally Responsive TrainingFamily Violence Specialists Training9:30 am - 3:00 pm Melbourne CBD


Event Details

This one day interactive training is aimed at family violence practitioners or workers who have a majority of FV work in their cases. The participants will 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.

Learning Objectives:
• Develop an in depth understanding of barriers and challenges for CALD victim/survivors of family violence
• Develop an understanding of how culture and migration history affects clients capacity to seek and sustain support
• Introduce principles of culturally responsive practice and intersectionality
• Enhance skills in cross cultural engagement
• Enhance skills in risk assessment and safety planning for CALD women


(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Melbourne CBD

Queen Victoria Women\'s Centre