Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
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Delivered by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria, this introductory course is for workers with no specific family violence work experience. It covers the effects of family violence on adults and children, and provides an overview of legal responses, resources and referrals. The program explores ways of asking about violence and responding to disclosures and includes a component on risk assessment and safety planning based on the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF). Please note that this training also includes material covered in the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) – Preliminary training. As such, participants will be issued a Certificate that will include recognition of completion of CRAF (Preliminary Risk Assessment and Risk Management) Training.
• Participants will be able to describe the prevalence of family violence and the impacts on victim/survivors
• Participants will be able to identify family violence indicators and ask questions to determine if risk is present
• Participants will be able to apply the Common Risk Assessment Framework to undertake a preliminary family violence risk assessment
• Participants will be equipped to undertake a basic family violence safety plan and refer to appropriate services
Who should attend?
This workshop will be valuable for any frontline worker who needs to be able to identify the early indicators of family violence in children, young people and families.
Morning/afternoon tea and lunch provided.
If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Payment is required prior to the training date
Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.
We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.
Participants who withdraw more than 15 days before course commencement will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the agreed start date, we will be unable to issue a refund.
Course and name transfers may be made if vacancies exist.
If there are extenuating circumstances for your cancellation, please apply in writing, attaching any relevant documentation, such as a medical certificate. Application for special consideration does not guarantee a refund.