FREE domestic violence response training – 29-30 November, Gordon
There are still places left on Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s next DV-alert (Domestic Violence Response Training) course, to be run at its Park Avenue, Gordon centre on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 November, (9.00am-5.00pm both days). Click here for further information about this 2-day training workshop, including a helpful video; and here to book a place on the course..
DV-alert is a national recognised training program designed specifically to meet the needs of all frontline community/public sector workers or volunteers, including teachers, school counselors, GPs and psychologists, nurses, youth workers, church ministers and chaplains, aged care and welfare workers, pastoral carers, and disability services workers.
The program enables participants to confidently:
Recognise signs of domestic and family violence (DFV)
Respond with appropriate care
And Refer people who are experiencing, or at risk of, domestic and family violence to appropriate support services
DV-alert is funded by the Department of Social Services. The program provides initial DFV response training and is not recommended for participants seeking specialist DFV skills training.