Identifying and Responding to Family Violence

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This one day training provides foundational knowledge in identifying family violence and understanding the drivers, prevalence and definition. It focuses on how to ask about family violence and respond sensitively to a disclosure.

This training is also offered as part of our suite of in house training available.  Please complete an in-house registration form if you or or organisation are interested in DVRCV providing this training at your organisation. https://training.dvrcv.org.au/in-house-training/

Introduction

This training provides foundational knowledge in identifying family violence and understanding the drivers, prevalence and definition. It focuses on how to ask about family violence and respond sensitively to a disclosure. Participants will gain understanding of the key aspects of identifying and screening for family violence including the evidence-based risk indicators in line with the MARAM framework.  Participants will identify pathways for referral and key questions to prompt the development of a safety plan. Training combines opportunities to apply strategies and approaches to responding to family violence to assist participants to develop skills and confidence. This training does not replace MARAM training on risk assessment and is designed to be a foundational course for those who respond to disclosures of family violence in the course of their work.
 
Course Requirements: Important – please read

There are no course requirements for this training package.
 
What will I learn / learning objectives
 
Training will be focused on building the capability of participants to identify and response to family violence including: 
  • Understand the prevalence, impacts, gendered nature and dynamics of family violence
  • Understand barriers experienced by family violence victim survivors
  • Recognise and respond to family violence disclosures in a safe and effective manner
  • How to develop a basic safety plan and to provide effective referrals
  • Knowledge of the evidence based risk factors and structured professional judgement approach to risk assessment
Who is this training for?

This training is for those professionals who are wanting to develop a foundational understanding of family violence, including how to identify when family violence might be occurring, and how to respond in a way that is supportive of the victim survivor.  Participants may work in generalist/mainstream organisations that are not prescribed to MARAM, but still work with and support people who experience family violence. This training is also suitable for workers Who are new to working in family violence and have not previously undertaken any formal family violence training.
 
 
Delivery Methods:
 
This training is designed to provide opportunities for participants to share their current level of knowledge and experience and use strategies and content gained from the course to extend and develop their skills. Using a capacity building approach trainers will facilitate application sessions using case studies, small group discussions and individual reflection to allow for multiple methods of learning.
 
Benefits:
  • Increase confidence in identifying and responding to family violence
  • Cross sectorial learning and networking
 

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
WAIT LIST - Identifying and Responding to Family Violence - Date and Location TBA - 09:30 am - 04:30 pm - 30 $0.00
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