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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Consultation and Beyond: Engaging Survivor Advocates Forum

The NIFVS Partnership hosted a webinar on 14 September 2021 to explore how organisational leaders and practitioners can improve engagement with survivor advocates in order to strengthen practice responses and service planning.

Top: Jade Blakkarly (Juno), Ada Conroy (NIFVS), Felicity Rorke (Good Samaritan Inn), Sarah Johnson (NIFVS)
Bottom: Kayti Franklin (Uniting), Anna Wark (DV Vic), Payal (Noor, inTouch Survivor Advocate), Miska (DV Vic Survivor Advocate)
Not pictured: April (Y-Change Lived Experience Consultant)

The webinar enabled participants to:

  • Locate their thinking within the Experts by Experience Framework (PDF)
  • Hear advice from survivor advocates on working collaboratively
  • Explore current practice in engaging survivor advocates in the northern metropolitan region.