march, 2018

14mar9:30 am- 1:00 pmOvercoming Barriers: A NIFVS Forum on Working with CALD Children in their Own Right9:30 am - 1:00 pm Craigeburn (TBA)


Event Details

The forum will use the popular NIFVS Overcoming Barriers resource to:

  • Explore the specific support needs of CALD children who have experienced family violence
  • Consider how cultural assumptions can impact the safety of children and their mothers who have experienced family violence
  • Strengthen family violence response to children from CALD backgrounds

You will hear from a keynote speaker Jennifer Dawson and a panel of regional specialists about practice considerations including:

  • Strengthening the mother-child bond
  • The relationship between gender, culture and development and
  • Using the legacy of migration based resilience to enhance recovery.


(Wednesday) 9:30 am - 1:00 pm