Regional group work calendar

 The Family Violence Group Work Calendar for Term 4, 2020 is now available.

Please note due to COVID-19 there are a reduced number of groups at present and due to restrictions, some are accepting fewer participants or running groups online.

Practice resources

Code Of Practice For Specialist Family Violence Services For Women And Children (2006)
This Code of Practice was produced by Domestic Violence Victoria.

The Practice Standards for Family Violence Counselling and Support Programs for Women and Children (2008)
These practice standards were produced by the Department of Human Services.

Collected Wisdom
This manual collates practice ideas and activities that can be used by group workers.

Healing, Together
The Counselling and Support Alliance’s manual, which sits alongside Collected Wisdom, draws together learnings from one-off group work projects from the northern region.

Celebrating Strengths and Resilience (2019)
Documentary film exploring women’s journeys through family violence to help women recover from trauma, developed by Your Community Health

NIFVS Group Work Forum presentation
This presentation was given at the NIFVS Group Work Forum in July 2015.

Women and Domestic Violence: Standards for Counselling Practice
Standards for practice produced by the Salvation Army Crisis Service Inner South Domestic Violence Service.