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Primary Health Network Ballarat

PHN Training Room, 101 Drummond Street North

Ballarat, Vic 3350

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Maternal and child health nurse, General practitioner, Teacher, Health care provider, HACC worker, Disability worker, Mediation Worker, Members of Victoria Police, Professionals working in the court setting, Professional working in a community legal centre, Professionals working in a child protection/family services context and Professionals working in housing and homelessness services

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  • Participants will be able to define family violence, know the prevalence, understand the gendered nature and identify a broad range of violent behaviours

  • Participants will have a greater understanding/empathy for women experiencing family violence, understand that there are a diversity of experiences and understand that women face barriers.

  • Participants will know how to ask appropriate questions to elicit family violence disclosure and understand the barriers to disclosure. •Participants will be confident to use the Recording template for identifying family violence.

  • Participants will know where to refer people who disclose family violence and have confidence in responding to disclosures.

  • Participants will be confident to use the Preliminary Assessment tool to determine the risk and safety for the victim by considering a range of victim and perpetrator characteristics that affect the likelihood and severity of future violence.

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