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DVRCV’s focus: Striving towards once-in-a-lifetime reform

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams and DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire reflect on the progress towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

DVRCV’s focus: Striving towards once-in-a-lifetime reform

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams and DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire reflect on the progress towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

Perspective: Migrant women’s health in migrant women’s hands

In 2018 the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health celebrated 40 years since its founding. Executive Director Adele Murdolo shares some of the changes and challenges the organisation has faced since its inception.

Voices of the sector: MARAM leading alignment training for organisational leaders

DVRCV recently piloted the MARAM Leading Alignment training module, developed in partnership with Family Safety Victoria.

DVRCV’s focus: Risk and complexity: the role of family violence specialists

As we begin to bring family violence responses into universal services like health and education, we have focused this edition of DVRCV Advocate on the importance of specialisation in prevention and response.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

Organisational spotlight: We succeed when specialist knowledge is shared

VCOSS works towards a society where everyone can thrive. But to excel in this, we must draw upon a vast reservoir of community sector knowledge.

- Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

Feature: On the fast track to a specialist career

DVRCV’s Fast Track pilot aims to address the demand for specialist family violence practitioners with the knowledge and skills to take up senior leadership positions.

Voices of the sector: Specialist knowledge across sectors

We spoke to Domestic Violence Victoria, Women’s Legal Service Victoria and inTouch about their specialist expertise, why it’s important to embed specialisation in the system and how it could look in future.

The conversation: Practitioner wellbeing

Being a specialist family violence practitioner is tough. Our wellbeing needs to be prioritised because of the ongoing exposure to distressing stories and the high responsibility we hold.

Profile: Meet Chris Lynch, Youth Worker

Chris has been a youth worker for 17 years. We talked to him about what keeps him interested in this work, how it intersects with the family violence sector and how to apply a gendered lens.

DVRCV’s focus: Keeping the destination in sight

In an election year it’s important that we take a moment to reflect on the spirit of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and learn what we can from the first phase of implementation.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

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