june, 2019

20jun - 28jun 209:30 amjun 28Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence9:30 am - 4:30 pm (28) CBD


Event Details

Who is this training for?

  • New workers in family violence services
  • Workers in community, health or legal services who have limited experience responding to family violence.

What will participants learn?

Day 1: Understanding family violence

Family violence terms and definitions, prevalence and statistics, common beliefs, attitudes and myths, theories of family violence, dynamics and types of violence, impacts and effects, and barriers to safety.

Day 2: Intersectionality and inclusive practice

Practice approaches, legislation, statutory requirements, mandatory reporting, intersectionality, systemic discrimination and diverse experiences of family violence, warning signs and identifying family violence, direct questioning, and practice with responding to a disclosure.

Day 3: Risk assessment and risk management

Introduction to the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF), risk factors and red flags, asking about and assessing risk, intervention orders, assessment 2 – reflective activity, trainer demonstration, assessment 3 – role play.

Day 4: Worker wellbeing and assessments

Review of assessments and practice, safety planning, crisis work and long-term case management, referrals and information sharing, self-care, reflective practice, and assessments.


20 (Thursday) 9:30 am - 28 (Friday) 4:30 pm