Family Violence Regional Induction and IFV Training
Twice a year NIFVS hosts a Family Violence Regional Induction Session. The induction equips workers from the northern metropolitan region who are new to the region or to family violence work with an understanding of:
the integrated family violence system;
user pathways through the integrated family violence system;
key agencies’ service offerings;
key resources available.
The next Induction Session on 29 March (1.30pm-5.00pm) will include presentations from key family violence services and opportunities for questions and discussion.
Responding to fathers who perpetrate family violence forum
Northern Integrated Family Violence Services invites you to a forum with Dr Kristin Diemer and a panel of regional specialists.
Understand the risks and opportunities in working with fathers who perpetrate family violence.
Hear about the suite of programs available to fathers in the northern metropolitan region.
Reflect on your practice in responding to fathers who perpetrate family violence to prioritise the safety of women and children.
Dr Kristin Diemer from University of Melbourne’s project 'Fathering Challenges in the Context of Domestic & Family Violence' will present on her research and explore the question, ‘Can he be an abusive partner, and a good dad?’
Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017 9.30 am-1.00 pm RSVP: Places are limited. Register on Eventbrite or email firstname.lastname@example.org Venue: Details on registration Cost: $25 (includes morning tea)
Women’s Health in the North has released new Violence Against Women Factsheets (2015-2016) that provide an overview of the most recent police data (2015-2016) relating to violence against women, including family violence and sexual assault.
The Outer Northern Refugee Health Network Service Directory aims to streamline referrals for refugee and asylum seekers by providing details of local specialist and mainstream refugee support services. The Directory has been put together by the Outer Northern Refugee Health Network.
Family violence stats
Police responded to 12,193
family violence incidents in the north from October 2015-September 2016.