NIFVS Counselling and Group Work Resources
A number of resources have been developed by the NIFVS Counselling and Group Work Alliance.

Group work calendar

The regional Family Violence Group Work Calendar for Term 2, 2021 is now available.

Please note due to COVID-19 there is a mixture of online and face-to-face groups.

Practice resources

Code Of Practice For Specialist Family Violence Services For Victim-Survivors (2020)
Guidance to inform service design and continuous quality improvement. (Domestic Violence Victoria)

The Practice Standards for Family Violence Counselling and Support Programs for Women and Children (2008)
Tool for reflective practice by practitioners and organisations as part of their ongoing quality review and service development commitments. (Department of Human Services)

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

Group Work Forum presentation (2015)
Presentation from forum designed to strengthen thee delivery of high quality family violence group work to victim survivors. (NIFVS)

Women and Domestic Violence: Standards for Counselling Practice
Practical framework for specialised counselling practice for women who have experienced domestic violence. (Salvation Army Crisis Service Inner South Domestic Violence Service)