Transforming the Health Sector Response to Family Violence Forum
Jointly presented by Department of Health and Human Services, Family Safety Victoria, Safer Families Centre and MAEVe
Date: Thursday 6th June 2019
Time: 8.45 am - 1.30 pm AEST
Venue: Melbourne Town Hall
Swanston Hall (ground level entry)
Nadine Wathen is a knowledge exchange expert in the family violence and health area from Canada. She is co-lead of Canada’s VEGA project, which is developing guidance and curriculum for Canadian health and social services practitioners. More info.
Safer Families Centre
Family Safety Victoria
La Trobe University
Includes morning tea and lunch.
N.B. You can choose to pay by credit card online or request an invoice to be sent to you.
Start time TBC
Event is approx 8.45 am arrival for a 9.00 am start.
Aim: To engage those with a common interest in addressing family violence in the health sector to come together in a coordinated effort to transform the health sector response.
Keynote Prof Nadine Wathen will present relevant lessons learned from the VEGA project.
Latest information on the Victorian family violence reform in health will also be provided by Rachael Green and Kelsey Hegarty.
The forum will have two interactive panels exploring an integrated health system response to family violence for all members of the family, including how to respond to children. These discussions will be led by Prof Kelsey Hegarty and Dr Anita Morris. Panel presenters include policy makers, survivors, and practitioners.
The focus of the event is knowledge translation for early intervention of family violence.
Other events with Nadine
SHRFV Forum - Bendigo
9.30am - 4.30pm
Policy Roundtable - Melbourne
1.30pm - 4pm
MAEVE Event: Research Matters
Lessons Learnt from Gender Based Violence Research
1pm - 2pm
Safer Families Advisory Group
6pm - 8pm
Safer Families Scholars breakfast
8.30am - 9.30am
Children’s topic focused conversation
9.30am - 11.30am
Royal Women’s Hospital
12.30pm - 1.30pm