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

Responding to CALD women who have experienced violence forum

On Tuesday 24 November, 2015, workers from family violence services and CALD services in Melbourne’s northern region participated in a practice exchange forum to explore how to better respond to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women who have experienced family violence.

Forum resources

View a summary of the forum.

You can also access some of the presentations from the day, including:
Introduction (Sarah Johnson, Regional Integration Coordinator)

Impact of everyday prejudices on CALD women experiencing family violence (Regina Quiazon, Senior Research and Policy Advocate, Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health)

Family violence provisions and visa applications (Luba Tanevski, Case Worker and Migration Agent, InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence)

Additional resources

For more resources about working with children who have experienced family violence, visit the CALD communities resources page.