Topic Focused Conversation Series 2019


Developing consistent key messages for practitioners responding to domestic violence 

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The Safer Families Centre is holding a series of topic focused conversations in 2019.

These conversations are an opportunity to call together practitioners, policy makers, survivors, and researchers to reflect, dissect and agree on the language we use to transform the response to domestic and family violence in particular settings and target groups to enable an integrated and unified voice and approach. 

The Conversation series was launched in March 2019. Our first conversation was held in April on 'Early Intervention in Health Settings for Family Violence'.  

Format, Aim and Audience

These conversations are task focused meetings (in person or via Zoom) with invited input from various policy and practice stakeholders. The aim of these conversations is to develop key messages in early intervention for family violence and explore projects and grants for working with different aspects of family violence.  

These meetings are appropriate for those wanting to engage in knowledge exchange and help guide policy and program directions.



Topic focused conversation dates

The Safer Families Centre invites those interested to attend our Topic Focused Conversations:

Children, young people and their families experiencing family violence…Response, Referral and Future Research Grants
June 7, 2019
9.30am-11.30am AEST (UTC/GMT +10 hours)

Culturally Safe Responses to Family Violence in the Health Sector and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives
August 19, 2019
10.30am-12.30pm AEST (UTC/GMT +10 hours)
Working with Men who use Violence
October 18, 2019
9.00am -10.30am AEDT (UTC/GMT +11 hours) 

Venues TBC or connect via Zoom.   

Please email Simone if you are interested in participating in any of these conversations