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Identifying Family Violence and Risk Assessment (Melbourne)

Identifying Family Violence and Risk Assessment (Melbourne)

If you’re beginning your career in family violence or would like to refresh your skills and understanding, this one-day course is the ideal introduction. You will learn about the core elements of family violence practice based on the new family violence capability framework through group discussions, activities, educational videos, role plays and practice sessions.

What will I learn?

  • Common beliefs about family violence
  • The definition, impacts and prevalence of family violence
  • Indicators of family violence
  • Engaging effectively with service users
  • Responding to disclosures
  • Making a safety plan
  • Providing effective referrals
  • Identifying, assessing and managing family violence risk
  • Looking at risk through an intersectional lens

Who is this training for?

  • New family violence workers
  • Workers in community, health, family services, mental health, disability, alcohol and other drugs, homelessness or legal services.

What past participants say:

“The best training I have had in a long time!”

“The facilitators were very knowledgeable and giving of time and experience. Well-prepared and valuable workshop.”

“It was very helpful and I was able to gain a better understanding of family violence.”


Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm


Melbourne CBD




$145 SHS (Specialist Homelessness Service) funded worker

$365 Non SHS (Specialist Homelessness Service) funded worker