Dawn House is again offering free Training:-
DFV Fundamentals: training for people working with clients impacted by Domestic and Family Violence.
The training will take place 9am-12pm on Wednesday 14th June in Darwin.
This practical training is aimed at workers and will focus on:
- What is domestic and family violence?
- Barriers for women identifying and leaving abusive relationships
- Respectfully responding to domestic and family violence
- Myths about domestic and family violence
- Safety planning
- Mandatory reporting obligations
- The effects of domestic and family violence on children
- Resources and Services that exist to support victim/ survivors of DV in Darwin and the greater region
Training is free, and places are strictly limited. To reserve your place, please contact Alex Richmond at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Successful applicants will have their place confirmed and be advised of venue.
Purpose of the Network
- The Domestic and Family Violence Network was established in 1996 to link the various government and non-government organisations working in the area of Domestic and Family Violence in the Greater Darwin area.
- The Network keeps the focus of its work on subjects directly related to Domestic and Family Violence (DFV).
- The Network is committed to the prevention of DFV in the Darwin community and has zero tolerance towards Domestic and Family Violence.
Key Objectives of the Network
- Facilitate the on going information sharing and liaison between service providers on subjects directly related to DFV.
- Identify and promote useful resources and training available in the area.
More Effective Service System
- Encourage cooperation and coordination between agencies/departments/individuals in their response to DFV.
- Provide a forum for consultation with key stakeholders on relevant products, policies, practices.
- Improve the quality of organisational responses to DFV by sharing examples of best practice and policy from around the NT and Australia.
- Identify systemic issues, gaps and needs, and where appropriate, advocate as a network for these to be addressed.
- Provide input/feedback to government, particularly with regard to legislation, policy development and resource allocation.
- Membership of the Network is open to individuals who represent government and non-government organisations/departments working in the field of DFV, or to organisations/departments who have substantial numbers of clients impacted by DFV. To request to join the network please email the networks facilitator at email@example.com
2017 Meeting Dates
- 7th February
- 21st March
- 2nd May
- 13th June
- 25th July
- 5th September
- 24th October
- 28th November