june, 2019

6jun8:45 am- 1:30 pmTransforming the Health Sector Response to Family Violence Forum8:45 am - 1:30 pm Melbourne Town Hall


Event Details

For health care providers and practitioners, this forum joins with policy makers, researchers and domestic violence survivors in a coordinated effort to address domestic and family violence.

  • Within the context of the Victorian family violence reform in health, thee Forum will explore Professor Nadine Wathen’s work in bringing sectors together for trauma- and violence-informed care.
  • Interactive panels will discuss the concept of an integrated health system response to family violence for all members of the family, including how to respond to children.

Panel presenters include leading researchers, policy makers, survivors, and practitioners.

Nadine Wathen is a knowledge exchange expert in the family violence and health area from Canada. She is co-lead of Canada’s VEGA project, which is developing guidance and curriculum for Canadian health and social services practitioners. More info.


(Thursday) 8:45 am - 1:30 pm


DHHS, FSV, Safer Families Centre & MAEVe