Upcoming events

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27 Jun
Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety

Join this panel discussion led by Prof Kelsey Hegarty, Laura Tarzia, Sally Marsden, anonymous WEAVER survivor advocate. Health professionals have...

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30 Jun
Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety

Facilitated by No to Violence, ‘The Five Essential Discussion Tools’ training provides training to practitioners and counsellors working directly with...

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20 Oct
Families & carers, Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety, Trauma informed care

This one–day course will explore the determinants and contexts that underpin the use of violence by adolescents against parents/carers. It will then...

Other learning opportunities

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This course provides you with an introduction to the impact of parental alcohol and other drugs (AOD) use, or substance use, on children. It provides...

Online

This course provides you with an introduction to the impact of family and domestic violence (FDV) on children. 

It provides a definition of family...

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This course examines opportunities for practitioners to engage in a prevention and early intervention approach to promote children’s mental health and...

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The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on intimate partner violence and mental health

Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | 2022

The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on intimate partner violence and mental health: advancing mental health services, research, and policy

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Information Sharing Schemes and the Family Violence MARAM Factsheet

Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | 2020

The Victorian government has introduced the Information Sharing Schemes and the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM) to reduce family violence and promote child wellbeing or safety. This factsheet provides information about the Schemes and MARAM. 

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Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program Fact Sheet

Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | 2022

This fact sheet provides information about the Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program in Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Services.

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Specialist Family Violence Advisor guidelines and reporting template

Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | 2021

New guidelines have been published to support the Specialist Family Violence Advisor program in Victoria. 

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